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Soaking and cooking instructions from the Edwards website


Still gonna be salty. Think of it as more of a condiment than an entree. Here's the text:

Cooking: Mold on the skin of an aged ham is natural and harmless. Remove by washing with hot water and a stiff brush. (If necessary, remove a portion of the hock so ham fits into the cooking vessel.) Prior to cooking your Wigwam ham, soaking is essential. Soak ham overnight in water to remove salt. Then, wash with warm water and a stiff brush to remove mold and pepper. Traditional Method: Cook the ham in a low oven in a covered roasting pan with just a quart of water. You can also place ham in a pot and cover with fresh water. Bring water to slow SIMMER (not boil) and maintain for 20-25 minutes per pound, plus 20 minutes (e.g., approximately 51/2-6 hours for 15 lb. ham) & or until meat thermometer shows internal temperature of 160 degrees F. Add water as needed to keep ham fully covered. When fully cooked (and while still warm), remove skin & trim fat to 1/4-inch thickness. Apply ham glaze, if desired.

Glazing: After skin removal and fat trimming, rub 1 cup of glaze (or brown sugar) over ham, score fat in a diamond pattern and stud with whole cloves. Bake at 300 degrees F. for about 30 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Carving: The flavor of aged hams is enhanced by carving into very thin slices. (Thick slices can cause overpowering flavor intensity.) Using a sharp knife, make your first cut on the glazed side of the ham, at hock (small) end. Cut consecutive slices on a 45-degree angle, straight to the bone, keeping slices as thin as possible.

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Posted: 01/11/2019 at 11:04AM



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