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Jackson, MS- Need a country ham!

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Clarkafella Nov 23, 2008 11:57 AM

Greetings,

I am in search of a country ham- Smithfield or Gwaltney brands preferred. Usually I can find one somewhere by now, but this year no luck! I am looking for whole ham- salt cured, etc.- the kind that is usually found hanging in a muslin bag in the meat department. Thanks in advance for any help!

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    Sister Sue Nov 24, 2008 06:48 PM

    Did you check with the Piggly Wiggly in Brandon? Sometimes they have them. I would also call Ramey's in Brandon.

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      Clarkafella Nov 24, 2008 07:32 PM

      Good idea! I will check both tomorrow! So far I've tried Kroger, Sam's, Walmart, Fresh Market, McDade's, Brookshire's, the grocery in Ridgeland, Williamson Brothers in Philadelphia, and a few others with no luck!

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        Clarkafella Nov 25, 2008 07:17 PM

        Tried both today- no joy...

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        pkimble Dec 4, 2008 07:03 AM

        I'm sure this is too late, but Wilson's down in Crystal Springs might have worked out for you.

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          Sister Sue Nov 5, 2009 07:42 PM

          Hey, Clarkafella! In case you want to get a country ham this year, I spotted some at the Kroger in Brandon this evening. They only had four or five. Sorry, I did not note the brand.

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            Clarkafella Nov 5, 2009 07:48 PM

            Thank you for remembering, but this year we will be in Miami, and can find them easily down there. In fact, my brother in law even does the cooking so all I have to do is eat!

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