Beginning in late summer, the battle for the garden figs begins. Our local squirrels and birds decide our fig tree is their favorite restaurant, but we also want to make sure we get our fair share. The pups do a valiant job of guarding, but there is only so much a canine can do against a tree dweller. It’s always an amusing scene to see the pups wriggle and whine under the tree, clearly wishing they had wings.
Since we started making these fig and gorgonzola pillows, we’ve spent even more time on fig watch. Flaky, buttery puff pastry, figs, onion, gorgonzola, and often prosciutto all bake up together into an amazing savory-sweet treat. Good thing our fig tree keeps growing like a weed.
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