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.
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.
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Decide the type and quality of ham that you want for your serving intentions.
A processed cut taken from the top half of the leg. The butt end is meatier but contains more fat than the shank end of the whole ham and is harder to carve because it contains the hip and pelvic bone.