Recipe: Holiday Glazed Ham

Ingredients :

  • 8 pound shank ham (with bone)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons smoke flavoring (liquid)
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • cloves to taste

Instructions :

  1. Heat oven to 275 F (135 C). In a roasting pan, place the ham shank and pour in 4 cups water, or enough to reach a 2 inch depth. Use a snug lid to cover.
  2. Proceed to bake for around 7 hours. Remove from oven, save liquid and set aside. Remove the bone and fat from the ham, and replace in the roasting pan.
  3. Skim off and discard the fat from the reserved liquid. Combine one cup of the liquid with the honey, sugar, smoke flavoring, sauce and cloves in a bowl. Glaze ham with mixture, cover and replace into the preheated oven.
  4. Bake for a half hour. Let cool ten minutes before serving.

Number of servings (yield): 12

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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