It doesn't have to be Easter to enjoy ham's perfect balance of sweet and salty flavors. Whether you prefer it baked, glazed, smoked, or even fried, Chowhound's got the recipe for you.

Ham 101: Tips and Tricks for How to Cook the Perfect Easter Ham

Making the perfect Easter ham is a yearly challenge that’s not for the faint of heart. It’s so difficult to cook perfectly AND ensure a tasty flavor—forget about trying to whip up a unique glaze. Luckily...



Ham Bone Source

by Querencia 2 months ago

Public service here---I post this every year when the holiday season approaches. Honey Baked Ham stores sell ham bones, the most wonderful bones because when they put a ham through the machine to s...

Ham and Cheese Croissant Question?

by lmno101 8 years ago

I grew up eating ham and cheese croissants about every other weekend in southern california. Since then ham and cheese croissants have been my all time favorite break fast -and that's saying a lot...

What in the world is "ham type flavor"?

by alkapal 8 years ago

In a seasoning packet that came with some black eyed peas, this "ham type flavor" was listed as an ingredient. What in the world is that? I've heard of ham "flavor," but ham "type" flavor? whew!

The Farm Table Restaurant | Placerville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

While I did not have a chance to eat at The Farm Table Restaurant, across the street from where I was staying, I studied the posted menu and would certainly try it in the future. Especially after t...

Ham shanks

by momosz 4 months ago

Hi, Does anyone know where I can buy fresh ham shanks in Manhattan or Queens? Thanks

Slow Roasting/Smoking a Fresh Ham

by gretchenohar 5 months ago

I've just read a post here on CH from around 2012 regarding slow roasting a fresh ham. One option was to avoid brining and roast at a low temp (200*) till the internal temp reached 160*. I woul...

Picnic Ham, NOT smoked

by ssprouse 8 months ago

We split a whole pig with my sister and I have a cut labeled "Picnic Ham" which appears to tbe raw. Most recipes seem to assume this cut is smoked or cured. Any ideas? Looking for recipes/ideas for...

Can I bake a ham that isn't smothered in sugar and fruit?

by bodacious 10 years ago

I don't understand why pork always has to be paired with sugar and fruit -- especially ham -- as this combination has always struck me as insipid. Does anyone have a recipe for baked ham that does ...

Looking for a canned ham with flavor like the 50's & 60's

by wilcom 10 months ago

For quite sometime canned hams have all advertised how lean they are, 96% fat free, 97.5% fat free. I'm looking for a ham that they used to make that was probably 80-85% lean. I remember that w...

Spiral Ham Sides to Accompany the Warm Weather

by pumpkinspice 1 year ago

I bought a 12 lb spiral ham for a great price. It's getting warm here, and I need some ideas for sides to "lighten" this meal up. Will cook it next week for a pre mothers day celebration with my in...

Which ham is better?

by odatlynn 10 years ago

I'm making out my grocery list and a shank ham and a butt portion ham are on sale. The butt costs a little more. Which should I get? And what is the difference. If anyone knows..TIA

Is anyone familiar with Frick's ham?

by laredo 7 years ago

I am trying to pick out a Christmas ham and am very limited on selection. There are Cook's hams but they have 23 percent solution injected. Fricks hams are now available, but I am not famil...

Transporting Spiral Ham

by pumpkinspice 12 months ago

I have a 12 lbs spiral ham to bring to a potluck this weekend (amongst other things). We will arrive around 3PM and likely eat around 6. I won’t be able to monopolize the oven to cook this thin...

Recipe for "vintage" recipe of "ham and mango"

by Dymonsnprls 1 year ago

My gram used to make a dish called "ham and mango". She was from the Coal Region of PA. "Mangoes" are green peppers. It was sort of a ground ham salad with green peppers. It was served cold and ...

Olympic Provisions Northwest | NW Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

After the performance at Lan Su Chinese Garden https://www.chowhound.com/post/tower-cosmic-reflections-teahouse-lan-su-chinese-garden-nw-1076092 , I checked out happy hour at Olympic Provisions Nor...

Smithfield Foods closes the only smokehouse making genuine Smithfield ham

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" ... A Smithfield Foods spokeswoman said that the smokehouse had reached the end of its useful life and that the company has plenty of genuine Smithfield hams stockpiled to satisfy immediate deman...

Fresh Ham- Should I brine?

by Carbear99 7 years ago

I have a very large uncured fresh ham (approx 20 lbs) that I want to cook for Easter. I cooked the other one for Christmas and did not brine it and it was tough and awful. I'm thinking that I n...

First ham ever. Can I cook it (heat it) like this?

by robertwills 1 year ago

I just got a 10 lb shank with bone ham. It is fully cooked, smoked, with water added. Can I simply cut off a pound and then put that in the oven? If so what temperature and for how long? I do not w...

De-salting the ham?

by Kaymoz 1 year ago

I love a big sliced honey ham, but I cringe when I see the daily sodium level per serving is 36%! Seems like there should be some scientifically proven way to soak it, in whole or in slices, in pl...

Spiral Cut Ham: Trader Joes, Costco or Sam's Club

by lilygirl 9 years ago

Need to purchase a spiral cut ham for the family potluck/gathering on Christmas day. Need to feed 10 so how big a ham do I need? Also any thoughts on taste - I have Trader Joes, Costco or Sam's C...