How To Bake A Country Ham Recipe

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HOW TO BAKE A COUNTRY HAM

Jan Anderson

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@hokiefan1947

This recipe comes from the heart of Ham Country... Smithfield, VA, given to me by a dear friend. I have used this method for many years... and it's the best country ham you "ever sunk your tooth into"......


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Serves:

as many as you want

Ingredients

7 c
water
1 c
ginger ale
1 large
roasting pan

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For 12 to 20 lb. ham. Scrub and soak for 24 hrs in cold water.
2
Remove tough fat skin. Place in roaster with water and ginger ale. Cover.
3
Place in cold oven. Heat to 400 degrees and hold for 20 minutes. Turn oven off.

Wait 4 hours, reheat oven to 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Turn off oven and leave over night.

DO NOT OPEN OVEN THE ENTIRE TIME.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork