How to make it

  • Simmer sugar and water in a large heavy saucepan, stirring, until sugar is dissolved.
  • Gently stir in figs, zest, and lemon juice and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until thick and syrupy, 1 3/4 to 2 hours.
  • Gently stir in sesame seeds*.
  • NOTE: Jam keeps, covered and chilled, 1 month.
  • * Toast seeds in a dry heavy skillet over moderate heat, stirring until fragrant and a shade or two darker. Or, toast in a shallow baking pan in a 350°F oven, 5 to 10 minutes.

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    " It was excellent "
    nlo209 ate it and said...
    Love this jam with cambozola cheese...just a preference. Thanks for your version.
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