Category Archives: 08. Ham

Tangy Honey Glazed Ham

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Tangy Honey Glazed Ham

1 (10 pound) fully-cooked, bone-in ham

1 1/4 cups packed dark brown sugar

1/3 cup pineapple juice

1/3 cup honey

1/3 large orange, juiced and zested or 1/3 cup Orange Juice

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves (Optional)

 

Preheat oven to 325 degrees

Place ham in a roasting pan

In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, pineapple juice, honey, orange juice, orange zest, Dijon mustard, and ground cloves

Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes

Set aside

Bake ham in preheated oven, uncovered for 2 hours

Remove ham from oven and brush with glaze

Bake for an additional 30 to 45 minutes, brushing ham with glaze every 10 minutes

Remove from oven and let the ham rest 10 minutes or so before slicing

Enjoy!

 

Oven Bag Method

Remove from glaze from heat and let it cool a bit

Place ham in a prepared oven bag

Pour glaze over ham

Seal bag and bake according to package directions for your hams weight

 

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Ham and Broccoli Casserole

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Ham and Broccoli Casserole

Makes about 4 servings

 

1 1/2 cups pasta cooked according to package directions

1/2 cup frozen or cooked broccoli, broken into small pieces

1/2 tablespoon olive oil

1 cup diced fully cooked ham

1 (15 ounce) jar Alfredo sauce

1/4 cup milk (add milk to empty sauce jar, shake and add to skillet to get all the leftover sauce)

Black pepper to taste

1/2 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir the diced ham in the hot oil until the edges start to brown, about 5 minutes

Stir in the broccoli

Cook and stir until any excess water has cooked away and the ham and broccoli are hot

Pour in the jar of Alfredo sauce and the milk; stir to blend, sprinkle with pepper, and add the cooked pasta

Stir everything together to coat the pasta with sauce and bring to a simmer

Spread the bubbling pasta mixture into the prepared baking dish, top with shredded Colby-Monterey jack cheese

Bake in the preheated oven until the casserole is hot and the cheese is melted and starting to brown, about 30 minutes

Sweet Slow Cooker Ham

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Sweet Slow Cooker Ham

4 pound boneless ham

1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple

1 -1 1/2 cups light brown sugar, divided

1/2 teaspoon each nutmeg and cinnamon added to brown sugar

 

Spread about 1/2 of the brown sugar mixture into the bottom of the crock of your slow cooker to cover completely

Very lightly score the ham with a sharp knife so the added ingredients will bake into the ham

Place ham on top the brown sugar with the flat side facing down

Pour pineapple over the ham

Rub remaining brown sugar over the ham

Place cover on the slow cooker and cook on Low until the center of the ham reads at least 160 degrees, about 3-4 hours.

Baste ham once or twice with juices while cooking

Honey & Brown Sugar Baked Ham

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1 Fully Cooked, Bone In Ham

1 cup brown sugar

2 tablespoons flour

2 tablespoons dry mustard

1/4 cup honey

1 teaspoon lemon juice

Pineapples

Cherries

Oven cooking bag

Place ham cut side down in oven bag

Add 1/2 inch of water to bag

With a sharp knife, diamond cut the ham about 1/4 inch all around

Using toothpicks to secure, place pineapples and cherries all over the ham

In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar, flour, dry mustard, honey and lemon juice

Brush mixture all over ham

Secure bag around ham with enclosed bag tie

Cut a few slits in bag so air can escape

Follow package directions for baking time that matches the weight of your ham

Let ham rest for about 15 minutes or so before slicing

Enjoy!

Ham & Potato Casserole

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Makes 6 servings

3⁄4 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons margarine

1 tablespoon flour
1 dash pepper

1 cup milk

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1⁄4 cup mayonnaise

2 cups potatoes, cooked and diced
3 cups ham, cooked and diced

Bread crumbs

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Cook onion in margarine until tender

Stir in flour and pepper

Add milk and bring to a boil, stirring constantly

Reduce heat and add cheese and mayonnaise

Stir until cheese melts

Add potatoes and ham

Pour into a greased 9×13 baking dish

Top with bread crumbs

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Bake for 30 minutes covered

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Enjoy

Ham and Pineapple Fried Rice

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This recipe will serve 4

1 cup uncooked rice

2 tablespoons sesame oil

2 cups diced ham

1/2 cup peas

1/2 cup julienne cut carrots

1/2 cup julienne cut celery

1/2 cup onions cut into strips

1 cup pineapple chunks, reserve liquid

3 eggs beaten

2 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce

1 teaspoon ginger

 

Cook rice according to package directions. Instead of cooking in all water, replace half the required amount with pineapple juice

Heat sesame oil in a large skillet

Cook carrots and celery over medium-high heat about 2 minutes

Add onion and continue to cook for 2 minutes

Stir ham into pan for another 2 minutes

Add pineapple and peas for another minute

Push everything to the side of the skillet

Pour beaten eggs into the center of the pan

Cook eggs for about 30-45 seconds then mix together with everything in the pan

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Mix in rice, sugar, salt, pepper, garlic powder and ginger

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Cook until heated through, about 3 minutes

Pour soy sauce over everything and mix well

Top with sesame seeds and crunchy noodles

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Enjoy!

Ham Dinner

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Ham dinner

We bought a 5 pound boneless Kunzler Ham and sliced 3/4 inch steaks from it.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Place ham slices in a greased 9×13 baking pan

Sprinkle about a teaspoon of brown sugar on each slice

Top with a few pieces of pineapple

Cover and bake for about 20 minutes

Ham is precooked so all you need to do is warm it up

Enjoy!