How to choose, prepare, and store Figs.
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Buying Figs

Look for:
figs that are clean and dry, with smooth and unbroken skin. Figs should be soft and yielding to the touch, but not mushy. If a fig is firm, it is not ripe.

figs that are dirty, wet, broken or mushy.

Seasonality: Fall and spring; fall is prime season

Storing Figs

Store fresh figs in a plastic bag in the coldest part of  refrigerator and use within 2 days.

Preparing Figs

Rinse, dry, and remove stems before eating.

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