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Ideas to improve parcooked ham?

gte615e Dec 12, 2012 07:28 AM

My wife's company gives us a free parcooked, water-injected ham each year during the holidays. We've tried following the oven instructions in prior years and it came out pretty bland and terrible. I was trying to come up with some good ideas to improve it this year. I was thinking of heating it up on the smoker with some wood chips instead of in the oven and putting a glaze on the outside. Thoughts on this? Is it possible to cure a ham that is already par-cooked and try to make a dry cured meat out of it? I hate wasting a good ham, so please let me know if you have any good ideas on how to improve it.

Thanks very much.

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    jeanmarieok Dec 12, 2012 07:40 AM

    You can definitely smoke that ham. It won't come out as a dry cure ham, but the flavor will be much improved.

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      FrankJBN Dec 12, 2012 07:35 AM

      Cut it up and make enough split pea and ham soup. to last 'til spring.

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