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Christmas Hams that Will Make You Rethink Everything

Christmas Hams that Will Make You Rethink Everything

Give your traditional (dare we say boring?) dinner a flavorful makeover this year

Christmas Hams that Will Make You Rethink Everything

Christmas Hams that Will Make You Rethink Everything

Once considered a holiday staple, the traditional Christmas ham has fallen to the wayside in favor of other holiday favorites like roasts, lasagna, and turkey.

Bacon-Wrapped Ham with Pineapple-Agave Glaze

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Double the pork means double the deliciousness. Perfect for the paleo devotee or avid pork enthusiast, this ham packs a punch of flavor; super-sweet pineapple-agave glaze balances out the doubly savory ham. Click here to see the recipe.

Boiled Ham

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Because you’ve always wanted to learn how hams were cooked in Victorian England. This recipe comes from Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, published in 1861, which describes how to boil and serve a ham properly. It still works today. Click here to see the recipe.

Baked Ham with Wheat Germ Crust

Don’t get scared off because it sounds healthy. This simple baked ham gets a protein-packed punch from a wheat germ crunch. Serve with a tangy apple cider-Dijon mustard sauce. Click here to see the recipe.

Chipotle Glazed Ham with Cherry-Jicama Salsa

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Almost as good as the Mexican vacation you couldn’t take this year, this smoky-sweet ham is served with crunchy jicama salsa on the side. Pretend you’re eating it in the shade under some palm trees. Click here to see the recipe.

Double-Smoked Spiral Ham with Blackberry Bourbon Glaze

Pecan wood lends a slightly sweet, smoky flavor to spiral ham, while blackberry bourbon glaze brings in a kick of sweet and spicy notes. Click here to see the recipe.

Garlic-Roasted Picnic Ham

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This is the Italian-style roasted ham that dreams are made of. Season the ham with a flavorful rub including salt, garlic, lemon zest, rosemary, sage, and fennel. Pray for leftovers and make a sandwich on crusty Italian bread. Click here to see the recipe.

Ham with Marmalade Bourbon Glaze

Bourbon and ham go together like peas and carrots, and this recipe showcases the match beautifully. A stupidly simple four-ingredient glaze is too easy and flavorful to pass up. Click here to see the recipe.

Perfect Roast Holiday Ham

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This is the best version of the classic honey-glazed ham from your childhood. Stunningly simple, this ham hits all of the holiday flavors with whole cloves, cinnamon, allspice, honey, orange juice, lemon juice, and ginger ale. Click here to see the recipe.

Raspberry-Mustard Glazed Ham

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Make the glaze for this recipe with pantry ingredients you already have; almost any jam you have on hand will make a great substitute if you don’t have raspberry. Click here to see the recipe.


How to cook the perfect roast ham

Thinking of trading your turkey for an alternative centrepiece this Christmas? A sweet and succulent roast ham could be just the showstopper you’re looking for. With a bit of prep, this festive favourite is really easy to make at home and is perfect for feeding a crowd. And, for anyone scaling down celebrations this year, you’ll have incredible leftovers to enjoy for days.

Take a look at our guide to buying and cooking the ultimate Christmas ham, plus ideas for delicious seasonal sides and serving suggestions.


How to cook the perfect roast ham

Thinking of trading your turkey for an alternative centrepiece this Christmas? A sweet and succulent roast ham could be just the showstopper you’re looking for. With a bit of prep, this festive favourite is really easy to make at home and is perfect for feeding a crowd. And, for anyone scaling down celebrations this year, you’ll have incredible leftovers to enjoy for days.

Take a look at our guide to buying and cooking the ultimate Christmas ham, plus ideas for delicious seasonal sides and serving suggestions.


How to cook the perfect roast ham

Thinking of trading your turkey for an alternative centrepiece this Christmas? A sweet and succulent roast ham could be just the showstopper you’re looking for. With a bit of prep, this festive favourite is really easy to make at home and is perfect for feeding a crowd. And, for anyone scaling down celebrations this year, you’ll have incredible leftovers to enjoy for days.

Take a look at our guide to buying and cooking the ultimate Christmas ham, plus ideas for delicious seasonal sides and serving suggestions.


How to cook the perfect roast ham

Thinking of trading your turkey for an alternative centrepiece this Christmas? A sweet and succulent roast ham could be just the showstopper you’re looking for. With a bit of prep, this festive favourite is really easy to make at home and is perfect for feeding a crowd. And, for anyone scaling down celebrations this year, you’ll have incredible leftovers to enjoy for days.

Take a look at our guide to buying and cooking the ultimate Christmas ham, plus ideas for delicious seasonal sides and serving suggestions.


How to cook the perfect roast ham

Thinking of trading your turkey for an alternative centrepiece this Christmas? A sweet and succulent roast ham could be just the showstopper you’re looking for. With a bit of prep, this festive favourite is really easy to make at home and is perfect for feeding a crowd. And, for anyone scaling down celebrations this year, you’ll have incredible leftovers to enjoy for days.

Take a look at our guide to buying and cooking the ultimate Christmas ham, plus ideas for delicious seasonal sides and serving suggestions.


How to cook the perfect roast ham

Thinking of trading your turkey for an alternative centrepiece this Christmas? A sweet and succulent roast ham could be just the showstopper you’re looking for. With a bit of prep, this festive favourite is really easy to make at home and is perfect for feeding a crowd. And, for anyone scaling down celebrations this year, you’ll have incredible leftovers to enjoy for days.

Take a look at our guide to buying and cooking the ultimate Christmas ham, plus ideas for delicious seasonal sides and serving suggestions.


How to cook the perfect roast ham

Thinking of trading your turkey for an alternative centrepiece this Christmas? A sweet and succulent roast ham could be just the showstopper you’re looking for. With a bit of prep, this festive favourite is really easy to make at home and is perfect for feeding a crowd. And, for anyone scaling down celebrations this year, you’ll have incredible leftovers to enjoy for days.

Take a look at our guide to buying and cooking the ultimate Christmas ham, plus ideas for delicious seasonal sides and serving suggestions.


How to cook the perfect roast ham

Thinking of trading your turkey for an alternative centrepiece this Christmas? A sweet and succulent roast ham could be just the showstopper you’re looking for. With a bit of prep, this festive favourite is really easy to make at home and is perfect for feeding a crowd. And, for anyone scaling down celebrations this year, you’ll have incredible leftovers to enjoy for days.

Take a look at our guide to buying and cooking the ultimate Christmas ham, plus ideas for delicious seasonal sides and serving suggestions.


How to cook the perfect roast ham

Thinking of trading your turkey for an alternative centrepiece this Christmas? A sweet and succulent roast ham could be just the showstopper you’re looking for. With a bit of prep, this festive favourite is really easy to make at home and is perfect for feeding a crowd. And, for anyone scaling down celebrations this year, you’ll have incredible leftovers to enjoy for days.

Take a look at our guide to buying and cooking the ultimate Christmas ham, plus ideas for delicious seasonal sides and serving suggestions.


How to cook the perfect roast ham

Thinking of trading your turkey for an alternative centrepiece this Christmas? A sweet and succulent roast ham could be just the showstopper you’re looking for. With a bit of prep, this festive favourite is really easy to make at home and is perfect for feeding a crowd. And, for anyone scaling down celebrations this year, you’ll have incredible leftovers to enjoy for days.

Take a look at our guide to buying and cooking the ultimate Christmas ham, plus ideas for delicious seasonal sides and serving suggestions.