Fig pickin’ fools


Yesterday Brenda and I got up early and worked out, then headed over to our friend Jack’s place.  He has a huge (at least 15 feet tall) fig tree that was loaded down and ripe for pickin’.

We took a ladder and a five gallon bucket which we filled in no time.  But alas, I have no idea what to do with this crop and I’m afraid they won’t last long in the fridge.

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Fig pickin’ time in Mississippi

fig ripes

I’m not really crazy about figs, but my friend has a huge fig tree in his back yard and he invited Marie and Judy and me to come over and do some pickin’ after mass tomorrow.

Since I’m hot for anything free, I guess we will do some pickin’ even though we will melt in the heat which is predicted to be 100 plus – REAL temp. Besides one fig has only 37 calories and they are so sweet!  But they also have 10 carbs per fig and I’m watching carbs these days.  I might as well have a bag of M & Ms.

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