Smithfield Ham

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9Ingredients
105Minutes
330Calories

Ingredients

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  • 10 pounds smithfield ham
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • whole cloves
  • 1 can pineapple syrup (Sliced, reserved)
  • cocktail cherries
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    Directions

    1. Using a vessel large enough for the ham to float freely, cover ham with water and soak for 2 hours. Pour off water and scrub ham with a still brush under running water. Cover again with cold water and let soak for 18 to 24 hours, changing the water periodically. Drain off water, rinse off any residue from vessel, and cover with clean water. Then add vinegar, brown sugar, cider, and bay leaves, bring to a boil (it may be necessary to use 2 burners). Lower heat and cook slowly, uncovered, just barely simmering, for about 4-1/2 hours, allowing 25 to 30 minutes per pound.
    2. Remove ham from liquid and cool. Slice skin off, leaving a thin layer of fat. Place ham fat side up in a shallow roasting pan. For topping, spread with brown sugar that has been moistened with enough pineapple syrup to make a paste. Stud with whole cloves. Lay pineapple slices across the ham with a cherry in each center. Bake in a preheated 375 oven for about 30 minutes or until brown. This is a deliciously salty ham which should be sliced thinly and served as a second meat. It is a particularly good complement to a turkey dinner. Use leftovers for s
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    NutritionView More

    330Calories
    Sodium1% DV30mg
    Fat0% DV0g
    Protein0% DV0g
    Carbs28% DV83g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories330Calories from Fat
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat0g0%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium30mg1%
    Potassium100mg3%
    Protein0g0%
    Calories from Fat
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate83g28%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars82g164%
    Vitamin A0%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium8%
    Iron6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.