Slice into a spicy-sweet main dish glazed with a vibrant mixture of plum preserves, crushed red pepper, citrus juices, and
honey. Garnish with fresh tropical fruits like pineapple and kiwi to signal guests that this is no ordinary ham.
Serve a entrée with a crisp bite and a sweet sauce. A gingersnap crust, made from crushed cookies and brown sugar, adheres
to the apricot preserve and Dijon mustard glaze. Pair with a five-minute sauce, made with Marsala wine, for an easy and elegant
Guests are sure to love the hint of sweetness the honey and dried cranberries add to this savory smoked ham. Serve with honeycomb
tucked between the slices for top-notch presentation, or simply garnish with orange zest and rosemary.
To bump up the presentation of your main dish, score the outside of the ham in a diamond pattern and stud with cloves before
baking. It looks beautiful and provides welcome nooks and crannies for the peach glaze to hide.
Cooking a large ham doesn't take much longer than cooking a smaller-sized one, plus you're left with a plateful of delicious
leftovers perfect for the next-day breakfast or easy lunches. Bake this ham over a water bath to keep it moist, and baste
with the decadent sherry glaze every 30 minutes.
Like any good cut of meat, ham needs to rest when you take it out of the oven. This citrus-infused dish stands for about fifteen
minutes before serving. While you wait, savor the tart smell of the cloves mixed with orange-flavored soft drink that is sure
to fill your kitchen.
Pineapple is a natural pair with ham and is often found on favorite pizzas and Hawaiian-themed dishes year-round. Bring the
warm, fragrant dish to the table this year and pump up the flavor by adding fresh rosemary and sage to the ham before baking.
If you're a ham beginner, start with a simple five-ingredient recipe that pairs with any side on your table. Start the night
before and let the ham soak in water for 24 hours before cooking, then cook in a water bath of apple juice. Baste with brown
sugar and Dijon mustard during the last 30 minutes of cooking.
When your stovetop is full, turn to this top-rated recipe for a microwave-friendly molasses-and-honey glaze. Reserve the drippings
and cook them in a saucepan just before serving for a delicious bourbon ham sauce.
Bake this ham for about two to two-and-a-half hours (about 20 minutes per pound), basting with the ham's juices. Add a glaze
in the final minutes of baking and watch carefully—the glaze should brown but not burn.
Give your ham a tender-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside treatment with a sweet and savory rub made with brown sugar, cumin,
allspice, and cinnamon. Brush with a honey-citrus mixture in the final minutes of baking to add a hint of sweetness to the
This holiday-ready ham calls for just five ingredients (ham included!) to create a mouthwatering, flavorful main dish. As
a bonus, this ham cooks in a slow-cooker, freeing up your oven for savory side dishes and dessert.