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How to Cook Ham

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When we think cooked ham, we often think Christmas ham, Easter ham, or Sunday ham. That’s because a beautifully glazed, juicy baked ham has impressive table presence. And preparing a baked ham is also simple and easy. In this video, you’ll learn how to cook a ham. You’ll discover the difference between city ham, country cured ham, and fresh, uncured ham. You’ll learn how to keep ham moist as it cooks and get insight into making delectable glazes. You’ll find out how long to bake your ham, when to baste and reglaze it, and a technique for creating a gorgeous caramel coating under the broiler. You’ll also see how to carve ham. Find the perfect baked ham recipe. Delicious, moist ham, with its unique salty flavor is a perfect holiday meat. See more Christmas main dish videos >>