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Custard Fruit Tart

Ingredients:
1 ( 9 inch) tart shell
1 cup fresh blackberries
1 cup fresh raspberries
1 cup fresh blueberries
3 kiwis (sliced)
2 slices mango
1 strawberry (for the center) *optional
3 boxes Jello-Cook and Serve Custard (you can make your own custard, this is easier)
Directions:
1. Follow directions on custard boxes and make custard. Let cool in refrigerator. (at least 4 hours)
2. Take tart shell. Fill evenly with creamy cooled custard.
3. Decorate top of custard with a variety of fruit. (see photo)
4. Return to refrigerator, so it sets. Keep refrigerator.
Serve cold.
*You can use any fruit toppings of choice. Also, some people like it with vanilla pudding instead of custard.

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Salami Omelette

Ingredients:
3 eggs
4 slices of salami (thinly sliced)
1/4 cup fresh mozzarella (shredded)
1 tbsp. butter
sea salt and black pepper
*avocado and strawberries for garnish
Directions:
In a skillet, put butter. Once melted, crack open three eggs and add to the skillet.
Let cook for about 3 minutes.
Add salami and mozzarella on top. Sprinkle a pinch of sea salt and black pepper.
Cook until eggs are firm and mozzarella has melted. (approx. 3-4 minutes)
Slide omelette onto a dish and enjoy.

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Honey Walnut Figs

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Ingredients:
1 lb. dried figs
1 cup walnuts (chopped)
honey (I use Golden Blossom.)
Directions:
1. Take each fig and press thumb down into the middle.

2. Brush each fig with a little honey.

3. Put a few chopped walnut pieces on top. Push them down into the fig.

4. Let sit for an hour at room temperature and then serve.

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Ingredients:
1 dozen stemmed strawberries
1/2 cup dark chocolate (chopped) (milk chocolate if you want)
1/2 cup white chocolate (chopped)
Directions:
1. Rinse strawberries in cold water. Let thoroughly dry on paper towels. Leave 2 inches of the stem on the strawberry.
2. Melt chocolate and white chocolate separately. Once melted dip strawberries.
3. Let strawberries dry on wax paper and then refrigerate.
* If you have food coloring, you can add a few drops to melted white chocolate for extra designs on the strawberries.

Popcorn Marshmallow Balls

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Ingredients:

2 tbsp. unsalted butter (extra for  dish)

1  (3.5-ounce package) plain microwave popcorn

1 (10-ounce) bag marshmallows

Directions:

1. Butter a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.

2. Pop the popcorn according to the package directions.

3. Melt the butter and marshmallows in a large saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring until smooth.  (about 5 minutes)
4. Fold in the popcorn until coated.

5. You can press into the prepared dish and let sit for 10 minutes before cutting into bars, or roll into round ball shapes.

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Ingredients:

1/2 lb. turkey (8-10 slices)

8 pieces cooked bacon

2 avocados (sliced)

2 tomatoes (sliced thin)

8 slices multigrain bread (toasted)

mayonnaise (optional)

Directions:

On each sandwich (toasted bread) place 2 slices of turkey, 2 strips of cooked bacon, sliced tomato and avocado. (You can put mayonnaise on the sandwich, if you like.)
Makes 4 sandwiches.

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