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Potentially idiotic question re ham half

Sarah Dec 24, 2010 09:59 AM

Just opened one up to bring to temp before baking -- what is the plastic disc stuck in the bone --- do I remove or cook with it in?

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    fourunder RE: Sarah Dec 24, 2010 10:01 AM

    Remove

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      janniecooks RE: Sarah Dec 24, 2010 01:29 PM

      the disk is there to prevent the bone from puncturing the outer wrapping. as fourunder said, remove it.

      1. todao RE: Sarah Dec 24, 2010 03:01 PM

        There ain't no idiotic questions on this board. When someone doesn't know the answer and forges ahead without taking the time to ask questions - now that's idiotic.
        Hope you enjoy that Ham, Sarah.

        1. Sarah RE: Sarah Dec 24, 2010 08:32 PM

          I did remove it -- and it came out perfectly. Used NYT's recipe for Monte's Ham -- works every time!
          http://events.nytimes.com/recipes/573...
          HAPPY hOLIDAYS!

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