They're not just for dessert.
Gorgonzola Fig and Pancetta Pizza
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Sweet, juicy figs are amazing for desserts like this luscious fig-and-raspberry tart or French clafoutis, but that's not the only great way to use the late summer fruit. From flatbread to pork roast, here are seven excellent savory ways to use figs.

1. Fig-and-Rosemary Focaccia

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Figs might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of when fall produce, but these little fruits should be on your radar. To help you with that, we have 26 incredible fig recipes from gorgonzola, fig and pancetta pizza to goat cheese-stuffed roasted figs.
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This whole-wheat flatbread gets a sweet-savory kick from dried figs and salty pecorino cheese.

3. Gorgonzola, Fig and Pancetta Pizza

Gorgonzola, Fig and Pancetta Pizza. Photo © Anson Smart
Credit: © Anson Smart

Try this easy pizza with a refreshing lager or sparkling rosé.