Monday, November 30, 2015

Baked Country Ham

My Grandpa used to cure and smoke hams and I remember going in the smoke house with him when he would check the hams. The gentle stream of that smoke traveling up through the ham was a wonderful smell and a precious memory of spending time with my Grandpa. This recipe for country ham is just that. A Country Ham that my Grandmother may have cooked right out of the smoke house and then put on the table for a special family meal. Our family loves ham and it is the meat that just keeps on giving. There are so many meals that one can have from one Country Ham.

Country Baked Ham at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

Let It Set For 10 Minutes and Slice

Country Baked Ham at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

Prepare The Ham For Baking

Country Baked Ham at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

Baked Country Ham
Miz Helen's Kitchen
5 to 8 pound country ham
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
3 tablespoons Dijon Whole Grain Mustard
1 cup honey
In a small bowl mix the brown sugar, cinnamon, and cloves.
In a small bowl mix the honey and mustard.
In a heavy baking pan, place enough foil paper to cover the ham completely.
Place the ham on the foil paper.
Pour 1/2 of the honey and mustard mixture all over the ham making sure it is covered well.
Next sprinkle the brown sugar mixture all over the ham, making sure it is covered all over.
Then pour the remainder of the honey mixture on top of the ham.
Cover the ham with the foil paper.
Place in a 250 degree oven and cook 25 minutes a pound.
When the ham has cooked the suggested time, remove from oven.
Do Not remove the foil at the point.  Let set for 15 minutes before removing foil.
Remove foil and slice to serve.


Country Baked Ham at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

A nice Country Ham is great to cook for any occasion and you will enjoy several different meals from just one ham. Thanks so much for stopping by to spend time with us in the kitchen today, it's always nice to have you visit. Hope you have a wonderful week and come back to see me real soon.
Peace and Joy


  1. Your ham looks absolutely delicious! I just picked up a ham the other day and am looking forward to making it! I'll have to try your recipe too!

  2. That looks divine can't wait to try making it myself thanks for sharing on Rattlebridge Farm!

  3. I can't wait to try this recipe and I am positive that my husband will love it too! I would love for you to share this over at BLOGGERS SPOTLIGHT PARTY , it is a linky and pin it party in one! Hope to see you there!

  4. My grandfather used to bake country hams in his old smokehouse. His were always so good! Now I bake mine in the oven. Sheila

  5. This ham looks amazing. I am always looking for ways to make an amazing ham this time of year an I will be trying your recipes. Blessings always. Misty

  6. Looks delicious, thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop, tweeting and pinning.


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