[Sca-cooks] al-Bagdadi substitution question

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Mon Jun 7 10:27:04 PDT 2010

Why don't you do a small test batch and see how the recipe
works with the figs? If it works ok, then why not use what you have
and save some money?


On Jun 7, 2010, at 11:39 AM, Barbara Benson wrote:

> Specifically the Date filled version. While I love dates, I have 2
> large fig trees in my yard and no date trees. I have several pounds of
> dried figs from last year's harvest languishing in my freezer and was
> trying to decide if I could substitute figs for dates. They have
> similar textures and flavor profiles and both were available in the
> time period and region.
> This isn't for an A&S entry, but if it is completely out of line I
> don't want to do it. Thank you for your thoughts,

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