Figs are fleshy and richly sweet, with delicately crunchy seeds encased in tender skin.
Quick idea No. 1: Top pizza dough with chopped figs, mascarpone cheese, balsamic vinegar, white truffle oil, and prosciutto. Cook in a hot oven until golden brown. Top with fresh arugula.
Quick idea No. 2: Halve figs and top with crisp bacon pieces and shredded Gruyère cheese. Broil until cheese bubbles.
Recipe: Fig and Goat Cheese Pitas