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Question: Dried Figs are very hard. How can u make them soft to make them easy to eat and not hurt your teeth? Dried Figs are really hard and difficult to chew. How can u make them soft so as to make them easily chewable and not hurt your teeth. Can any one suggest how to prepare a dessart dish out of dried figs?

Answer: Bring a pot of water to a boil and then drop the figs in. Add about a teaspoon of sugar and a pinch of salt. Turn the heat off and let them steep for about 15 minutes and they'll be soft, juicy and full of flavor!! As far as recipes with dried figs, take a look at some of the online recipe sites, there's ooodles of them out there!

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