Ham Cooking Tips
Soak country hams prior to cooking to reduce their saltiness.
To remove rind easily off from a cooked ham, slit the rind lengthwise down the ham before cooking and cook with the slit side down.
Whole Ham | Spiral Sliced Ham | Shank Half Ham | Butt Half Ham
The whole ham, half ham, or ham portion will need to be carved into smaller pieces for serving. Before carving, the meat should set for 10 to 15 minutes after it is removed from the heat source.
When checking doneness it can be accomplished in basically the same manner for whatever cooking method you are using. There are several methods that can be used, but some are more accurate than others.