Just a rinse and a simple twist is all you need to do to enjoy fresh figs.To prepare fresh figs before eating or cooking, wash them under cool water and then gently wipe dry using a paper towel or kitchen towel.  Remove the stems from the figs using your fingers.Slice or chop them according to the recipe, or leave them whole.  Get the Recipe: Caramelized Fresh Figs with Sweet Cream
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