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...

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what do i do with my ham?

by trefolo 4 years ago

I have a 20 pound ham that ive brined and have hung for one week so far in my works walk in fridge, is it safe to eat now? Should i let it hang longer? Whats the best way to cook it without it beco...


by Dogboa 4 years ago

Other than standard Cajun fare, what are some ideas/recipes to use this spicy, smoked ham?

Cooked Ham on the bone

by Delucacheesemonger 4 years ago

Used to getting this easily in Paris at a zillion markets but do not remember seeing in Philadelphia or environs. Cooked ham, room temperature, on bone thus requiring hand cutting. We are not tal...

Berkshire/Korabuta Boneless Ham in L.A.

by Burger Boy 4 years ago

Was wondering if anyone knew who carries a boneless (Tavern style) Berkshire/Korabuta ham, half or whole. TYIA

Curing Ham Confusion

by Puffin3 4 years ago

My butcher gave me about 2 T of what he referred to as 'Pink salt' yesterday. The last time I wet cured a 3 pound raw pork loin he gave me less than 1 t and told me that was enough based on the we...

Why ham on Easter? [split from Home Cooking]

by Diane in Bexley 10 years ago

A nice Jewish girl has a serious question - why ham on Easter (or why do Christians eat pork anyway?) Jews and Muslims adhere to almost the same dietary laws and it is highly unlikely that Jesus at...

Help! How do I deal with the net on my boneless ham?

by foxtailfarm 4 years ago

I got a couple of small uncured smoked boneless hams for our Easter dinner today. I just realized they have string nets around them. Everything i read suggests these should be left on while roastin...

Cooked Ham Hock - What to make?

by ciaogina 11 years ago

I was provided a cooked ham hock. What do I do with this -- do I warm it up and just eat it or can I do something else with it like make a soup or stock? Thanks.

A Ham.

by sandylc 4 years ago

We are looking for a great ham that won't set us back eight million dollars. So many hams these days have water added and resemble sweet pink rubber more than anything else. Ideas?

Ever have ham loaf?

by lynnlato 10 years ago

I have a recipe that was written by my grandmother. It's titled Mrs. Whipple's Ham Loaf. This has been a staple in our family for generations. It's a combination of ground pork, ground ham, brea...

Your favorite recipe using a ham bone?

by Skamper 5 years ago

I have a ham bone in the freezer that I'm itching to use, and am looking for some inspiration. I've done red beans and rice and split-pea soup in the past and would like to try something different....

Terrible Spiral Ham [moved from General Topics]

by teabag 8 years ago

I bought a Kirkland Spiral Ham from Costco. I carefully followed all the instructions to the tea as I had never cooked a spiral ham before. Unfortunately I had company over and was bitterly disap...

What to do w /deli sliced ham

by Sarah 7 years ago

Got almost a pound of sliced deli ham, about to expire -- what to do with it -- can't make that many sandwiches! thanks.

Sunnyvalley Bone-in Ham

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by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Noticed that Star Market in Salinas has Sunnyvalley bone-in ham on special again for $1.99/lb. I tried this the last time it was available and we enjoyed it a lot. Both butt and shank half-hams wer...

Fresh "ham roast"?

by AngelaID 6 years ago

We ordered a pig this year. I popped one of those babies in the oven, mouth watering in anticipation of a slow roasted, fall apart, melt in your mouth, ham. And was sorely disappointed. The flav...

spiral cut ham

by sweetpotato 7 years ago

I bought a spiral cut ham this morning that was refrigerated but not frozen. Since I am not using it until Thanksgiving, do I need to freeze it, or will it be okay in the refrigerator for six d...

Ham cooking time at 250 F

by jvanderh 7 years ago

We are cooking two 6-7 pound bone-in, smoked (not pre-cooked) butt portions. They need to be cooked at 250 because there's only one oven. The powers-that-be seem to have decided that 325 is the mag...

Spiral ham (heated/glazed on Xmas) - how long does it last?

by lazylghtng 8 years ago

Hi - Bought a pre-cooked spiral cut ham from Burger's Smokehouse for Xmas. Arrived frozen. Thawed a couple of days in fridge, then cooked low and slow to heat up and glaze. Now it's one week...

What to Have with Ham for Christmas

by Babs 13 years ago

Good Morning I was thinking of the veal loin with fois gras from this month's Bon Appetit for Christmas Dinner but my husband has his sights set on a Ham. Since he just finished renovating our ki...

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