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Bland, tough ham? Fixes?


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Bland, tough ham? Fixes?

reptilegrrl | Nov 20, 2012 01:59 AM

Hello, I am the former vegetarian who very recently became an omnivore. So meat is a mystery to me!

Tonight I bought a pre-cooked spiral ham at Sprouts. I bought it because, though I am not a big fan of pork, I have enjoyed snacking on natural sliced ham from Applegate Farms, and I wanted a less expensive chunk of ham. I bought the spiral ham and cut it up into smaller portions, then froze those.

I did taste the ham while I was working on it, and it does not taste very good tbh. It is tough and the flavor is just not as good as the Applegate stuff. Is this because it was not yet glazed? Is there a way to improve the flavor of it as I eat it, like say simmering the pieces in a light glaze or something?


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