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Testing Jars for Proper Seal
After the jars have cooled for 12 to 24 hours, they need to be check for a proper seal before they can be stored.
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.
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Safety Concerns when Making Homemade Ice Cream
When making homemade ice cream, be aware that there is the risk of being infected with Salmonella Enteritidis, a strain of Salmonella.
The proper ham cooking time and temperature are extremely important. The optimum flavor and tenderness of the ham can be consistently achieved when care is taken to follow the recommended guidelines for ham cooking times and temperatures.