The best way to bake a cheap ass ham?
- rworange Dec 14, 2011 10:42 PM
OK. It is ham for Christmas. Going for the expensive heritage ham would not be appreciated by the group. So I'm thinking about a Safeway or Farmer's John bone-in ham.
IMO, it doesn't have to cost $$$ to taste good. What is the best way to make an average ham into a star?
I've done this for my last two ham events. People rave. It's ridiculously simple. More details to follow but here for now...
The original instructions include a nod to sustainable eating and all but then admonish you to buy the cheapest ham you can get your hands on....
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I like a wet cooking/ steaming or braising method as it helps get rid of some of the salt.
I just mentioned this on the thread for a smoked picnic, but it works here: