New Taste Journal
Whole Grain · Whole Food · Big Flavors
Figs & Dates...Natures Candy
10 Medjool Dates
4 Tbs. Pistachio Nuts
1 Peach or Nectarine
10 Walnut Halves
2 Dried Turkish Figs
Place pistachio nuts onto a cutting board and chop.
Nuts can be chopped fine or coarse.
Wipe any dust off of the dates.
Make a slice on one side of the date.
Remove the pit.
Fill the date with about a teaspoon of nuts.
Slice peach into wedges.
Peach needs to be ripe and firm.
Place peach wedge into date and serve.
Dig through your walnuts and find a handful of unbroken walnut halves.
Scoop some figgy spread onto a spoon.
Slice figs into thin circles for garnish.
You can eat the trimmings.
Spread the figgy spread over the walnut half.
Top the spread with a fig slice and serve.
Wrap or cover leftover figs and dates.
Keep them in the fridge.
They are great when you crave something super-sweet
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