Country Ham

Country HamRecipe
Tucked into tender biscuits, this ham recipe makes the perfect appetizer or brunch offering.


Makes 35 to 40 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 1 Hours
Cook: 4 Hours
Soak: 24 Hours


1 (12- to 14-pound) uncooked country ham
2 quarts cider vinegar
1 tablespoon whole cloves
Hot biscuits


Place ham in a large container. Add water to cover, and soak 24 hours. Drain. Scrub ham 3 to 4 times in cold water with a stiff brush, and rinse well.

Place ham, fat side up, in a large roasting pan. Pour vinegar over ham; sprinkle with cloves. Cover with lid or aluminum foil.

Bake at 325° for 4 hours or until meat thermometer registers 140°. Remove from oven, and cool slightly. Slice ham, and serve with hot biscuits.