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How to warm ham and keep it moist

If I bought a pre~cooked ham from the store and sliced it and put 3 lbs in a glass dish how long and at what Temperature should I use, so it doesn't dry out?~
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How can I roast/heat all these foods for one meal?

I'm a microwave cook wanting to get fancy for a Christmas dinner tomorrow. I'm having trouble putting together a schedule for what to put in a regular gas oven at what temp, when, for a 4pm dinner. ...
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Is it true that generally chicken ham is not as tasty as pork ham? [closed]

Recently in my country, subway decided to turn halal. To some people, they are utterly disappointed as subway's pork product are being removed and replaced by chicken product. Personally, i have ...
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Can I use an electric smoker without wood chips as an oven to cook a ham?

I'm cooking a big dinner. I am wondering if I can use my electric smoker without woods chips like a second oven so I can free up space in oven inside. Will it cook my ham well? I don't want to smoke ...
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Why do people put Coke on their ham?

Why do people put Coke on their ham? What purpose does it serve? Is there another more specific and specialized ingredient that does the same thing? This recipe is an example, but it isn't the only ...
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Ham steak still good? [duplicate]

My daughter left 4 fully cooked ham steak out all night (about 10 hours). We found them under her coat this morning. They're in vacuum sealed packages and they're still cold. Keep or toss?
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How long and at what temp should I roast a 22lb fresh ham?

I’m roasting a 22 lb fresh ham and want it to be tender. I’ve been told low and slow.
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Why do we slice some meats thinly and not others?

Subjectively speaking, thin-slicing makes the same ham taste much better, perhaps by increasing its surface-to-volume ratio? Why do we slice some meats thinly and not others?
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What is the closest to American ham sausage in Germany?

I had brunch at an american diner in Paris and two of the items in the plate were ham sausage and hamsteak. I liked them very much. Now in few months on living in Germany, i have had a lot of nice ...
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Cooking sliced ham to make it tender

I am preparing sandwiches that have only really soft ingredients, like gouda cheese, cream cheese, etc. But I would like them to have meat in them, I've decided to use sliced ham for that but the ...
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How many minutes between 115 F and 120 F for a ham?

I'm preparing this ham recipe. It calls for a ham 7 to 8 lbs. Well, I ordered a ham described as "7 to 9 lbs" and what got delivered was a hair under 10 lb, so that's what I'm using. Using the ...
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Safe to eat this ham? [duplicate]

Took a boneless ham (shrink wrapped) out of freezer at 5 pm, and left it in sink all night, til 8 am. Room temp 65 degrees. Is it safe to eat?
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Is ham still good [duplicate]

Whole pre-cooked ham served on Christmas Day. Been meaning to make pea soup with bones but it now Jan. 10. The ham still smells fine, not slimmey. Should I use it?
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Different cooking times and different dishes

Merry Christmas! I would love it if all my dishes came out at the same time. Any ideas? I am cooking a ham at 350, au gratin potatoes at 425 and a souffle at 350 what temperature should I cook at to ...
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Cooking ham in an oven with oven cleaner

If a ham was cooked for 20 mins in an oven before realising that there was a layer of oven cleaner in the oven, is the meat safe to eat?
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How should I prepare this smoked ham?

I just got a frozen ham. I have never dealt with a ham before. If I don't need to eat it now, should I put it in the freezer or refrigerator? The package says "keep refrigerated". Does it mean it can ...
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Is there a way to make ham in a casserole less salty?

When I was pregnant, my mother-in-law helped me make several casseroles to freeze. We're still eating them, but the ones with ham have had some problems. At first, it was just ham, vegetables, and ...
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Heating ham/cooking hashbrown potato casserole in same oven

I have to heat my spiral sliced ham at 275 for 2 hours. My hashbrown potato casserole needs to cook for 45 minutes at 350. I only have 1 oven--what is the best way to cook these 2 items so they are ...
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Jamon Serrano smells awful

I don't know a thing about cured ham, but I just opened this ham, and while I realize a cured ham probably has a peculiar smell, I can't imagine this horrific stench being intended. My entire ...
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Curing fresh ham with limited ingredients

Help Please. I live in Ecuador, in a small coastal fishing village, so ingredients are limited. I purchased a big fresh ham at the market today and want to cure it for Christmas. This is what I ...
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Do I have to cure a fresh ham before smoking?

I have a fresh ham. Do I need to cure it somehow before I put it in the stove-top smoker?
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Hot pink spots on surface of ham steak

I bought a frozen ham steak (natural pork from local farm/meat processor), and noticed when I went to cook it that there is a bit of very bright, hot pink on the surface. Is this safe?
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Best preservation of parma ham?

We were recently in Italy and bought a large piece of parma ham, which we'd like to use over a protracted period. It is vacuum packed at the moment, what is the best way to preserve it once opened?
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Why do my pre-cooked hams always take way longer than they should?

My ham is 8.5lbs half-ham and was refridgerated, but not frozen. Here are the instructions that were with it. Here's what I did: Preheated the oven to 275. Removed all packaging and put the ham face ...
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How to mount a ham?

I bought a Serrano ham on sale. It's the whole pig's leg, and it comes with a kind of a stand. However, the stand was delivered in pieces like IKEA furniture, but unlike IKEA, it has no manual ...
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Is it possible/advisable to slice deboned Jamon Iberico on a mandoline?

I am intending to purchase some Jamon Iberico, but I am not confident in my ability to use the knife correctly on the jamonera to produce sufficiently thin slices. I do have a mandoline slicer, ...
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wet cured ham spoilage

I left a frozen wet cured fully cooked ham still in the shrink wrap in a cool water circulation last night to thaw it. At some point my wife used the faucet and set the temp on the tap up. When I ...
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What is a “raw smoked” gammon (or ham)?

In many recipes I've come across the term "raw smoked gammon" (sometimes also "raw smoked ham"). English is not my primary language, so such terms are sometimes difficult. This site has an answer on ...
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Is a smoked pork shoulder a suitable substitute for ham hocks?

In reference to a recipe for ham hocks and beans, can I use smoked pork shoulder instead of ham hocks and still get a good result? What will be the difference in end product, if any?
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What is the difference between Paris ham and French ham?

My supermarket sells two kinds of pre-sliced ham. One is called Paris-style and the other French-style ham. Both kinds of ham are from the same company and the names are no indication of where the ham ...
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How long can a packet of sliced ham be used once opened? [duplicate]

When buying ham slices from supermarket, I get like 10 slices in them. I want to use it for a week. But the packing says when once opened it should be used within 2 days. So it seems like the 8 ...
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Is ham safe to eat if it was at room temperature but is recooked? [duplicate]

I accidentally left two half hams in a storage locker in a basement for four days. They were in packaged in plastic and packed in ice, but the ice would have melted by the end of the second day. They ...
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Are feral hog hind quarters hams, or a different type of pork?

I recently hunted feral hog and had one processed. I have two full bone-in hind quarters. I wondering if these are considered hams or a different cut/type of pork. How would one go about cooking a ...
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How do I know by taste, if ham is bad. I have had pre cooked ham cooking in a slow cooker on warm for 3 days [duplicate]

My boyfriend has been using this idea, for a long time. He makes bean soup, with just ham and beans.. maybe a onion, then it sits in the crockpot on warm until digested, by us. LOL. well today. I ...
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Roasting two ham roasts at once

I am cooking two fresh ham roasts at once for a large crowd. The instructions are for minutes per pound. Do I add my roasts for total pounds or figure for one?
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a good substitute for pineapple when cooking a ham

I want to make a Dr. Pepper glazed ham, which calls for pineapple juice. Unfortunately, my child is allergic to pineapple. What can I use to replace the pineapple juice and pineapple bits on the ham?
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Do these smoked ham hocks which contain dextrose, contain gluten?

I love using smoked ham hock in soups, beans and stews. Dextrose is a listed item on this package I bought - does dextrose contain gluten?
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What is an alternative in Feijoada to smoked ham or beef?

While smoked ham and beef are great, are there alternative ingredients that can still impart the 'smoked' flavoring?
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Substitute for pig products [closed]

I don't eat pork for religious reasons, but a lot of recipes use them. What kind of meat is a suitable substitute for pig products? More specifically: Ground pork Ham slices Pork chops Lard: Do other ...
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Why is there liquid in my macaroni salad, potato salad and tuna salad the day after making them?

When I make potato salad, macaroni salad, tuna salad, and sometimes ham salad, it seems like there's always a puddle of excess liquid at the bottom of the storage container the next day. Does anyone ...
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How long can you safely cure using Morton's Tender Quick?

Morton's Tender Quick says to cure for hours, but the curing recipe I am using says to cure my ham for 4 days. I am wondering does Morton's Tender Quick cure so fast that it only needs hours? Or can I ...
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If you don't cure a ham and just brine it, is it just considered a pork roast?

I brined a ham over night and then slow baked it. Then topped with an apricot honey glaze. It looked and tasted just like pork tenderloin and was white meat and not pink. I know curing it gives it a ...
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How dangerous is it to bake food with plastic?

I just baked a spiral ham for an hour. There was a little piece of plastic that I was supposed to 'remove before cooking', but I didn't notice it. After an hour, the ham was baked and the plastic ...
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How long can I keep a leg of ham in the fridge?

How long will a glazed ham last for? I have a ham, which I glazed. It was in a vac pack, and does not expire for 2 months. Since I have removed it from the vac pack, glazed and cooked it. How long ...
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Can I make crackling from cured ham skin?

Can I make crackling from cured ham skin? I have a cured ham, which I have removed the skin to glaze. Can I bake the skin and make it into crackling?
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Is there a way to heat a precooked ham in a 425 degree oven?

Is it possible to protect a precooked ham while heating in an over hot oven? For example is it possible to heat a precooked while cooking a turkey at 425 by say wrapping it in a double layer of foil, ...
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Honey-glazed gammon (ham) - What to serve with it? [closed]

I've got down a pretty good honey/whiskey glazed gammon but previously I've always used it cold in sandwhiches or on meat platters. This evening, however, I am planning on serving the joint hot as ...
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What's the difference between Prosciutto, Jamon Serrano and Speck?

Jamon Serrano and Prosciutto appear to be pretty much the same thing. Both are dried cured (and pressed) pig legs. Speck appears to be the same thing, but made with different cuts of pork. Is there ...
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Wet Cooked Ham Slices

If you were to open a packet of cooked ham slices and they were wet, is that a bad sign? Are they gone bad? Is it ok to eat them?
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Coloring ham green

It has come to my attention that in the book "Green Eggs and Ham", the property "green" is applied to both the eggs and the ham. How can I achieve this effect (green ham) at home? I have years of ...