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May 6, 2009 06:31 AM

Whatever happened to pressed ham??

A couple of years ago, the deli at my local grocery said it had been discontinued.
Apparently, they meant that in a global sense: I've not been able to find it anywhere, even searching on-line.
Can someone help?

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  1. In wondering just *What* pressed ham was, I did a bit of looking; is this what you mean?

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    1. re: mcsheridan

      mcsheridan, my mouth started to water the moment I saw the picture!!

      A sandwich of pressed ham, Gulden's mustard, lettuce, tomato, and onion on pumpernickel bread -- heaven.

      1. re: AbbyNormalOne

        and swiss....don't forget the swiss.......

    2. That looks similar to what they call "ham sausage". Many companies still produce it in Canada.

      1. Maybe try going to a cheaper store. It is available ... almost... everywhere.

        1. I can't begin to tell you what went through my mind when I saw the topic of your post. Took me back to my ill-behaved youth and college pranks......

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              1. re: PattiCakes

                Googling "pressed ham" will result in some photos that are almost enough to make you lose your appetite -- almost! LOL

                1. re: AbbyNormalOne

                  There has to be another culinary term for "pressed ham". There is just no way I can hear those words and think anything other than.........

          1. quite a few years ago they change the name to berliner. back in western pennsylvania it came under the brand silver star