Avocado Puree

2 ripe avacodo, peeled, pitted, and coarsely chopped
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon honey
3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
Salt and pepper

Place avocado and lime juice in a food processor and process until smooth. Add the honey and pulse 3 times. Add the cilantro and pulse until just combined but there are still some flecks. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.


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Cherry Glazed Ham

1 can cherry pie filling
1 cup orange marmalade (with rind)
1/2 cup sherry flavoring

Heat oven to 350 degrees (moderate).

Score the ham diagonally into 1-inch squares.

Make glaze by combining juice from 1 can cherry pie filling (reserving cherries for garnish), 1 cup orange marmalade with rind, and 1/2 cup sherry flavoring. Pour over ham and bake allowing 12 to 14 minutes per pound. Baste often.


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Pineapple Ham Glaze

1 cup brown sugar (packed)
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 can (8 1/2 ounces) crushed pineapple (with syrup)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon prepared mustard

Mix brown sugar, cornstarch and salt in small saucepan.

Stir in crushed pineapple, lemon juice and mustard. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.

Makes 1 3/4 cups.


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Apricot Glaze for Ham

1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 can (12 ounces) apricot nectar
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Mix brown sugar, cornstarch, ginger and salt in small saucepan. Stir in apricot nectar and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.

Boil and stir 1 minute.

About 1 1/2 cups.


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