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Sep 12, 2012 01:59 PM

Leidy's smoked daisy shoulder butts recipes?

I've never used this product. Any suggestions? So far all I see is simmering it for 3 hours in sugar water and finishing it under the broiler with apricot preserve/prepared mustard glaze. And serving it with cabbage, carrots and potatoes.

Anyone familiar with this product and ideas on first preparation and leftover ideas?


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  1. We used to call these "daisy ham". I went searching for one this spring but cuold not find one locally. My family always used these for New England Boiled Dinner with potatoes, carrots, onions and cabbage. Add a little white vinegar to the cooking water. Yum! I will have to do some more hunting.

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    1. re: calliope_nh

      thanks for your reply callipe. Googling Daisy ham may bring more ideas. I guess I'm wondering if texturally there is a benefit to making a euro boiled dinner instead of just baking for quite awhile, what is already a fully cooked and smoked piece of meat. So I guess I'm wondering which is the favored prep - simmer and glaze or just bake.

    2. Anyone else have thoughts on this product preparation.

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      1. re: Bellachefa

        Put into a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook the ham for an hour or so and then add quartered potatoes and string (green) beans. Continue simmering until the potatoes are cooked. Smash the potatoes on your plate with a fork. Pour some of the cooking liquid over the potatoes before adding butter, salt and pepper.

        The next day, slice the ham and fry it until crispy and the fat has rendered out. Serve it on rye bread with mustard for a great sandwich.