Easter is coming soon and you should prepare your kitchen or mostly, your kitchen skills. Have you already thought about what’s going to be on the menu on that Easter weekend?
Find here the great recipe for this famous classic glazed ham. Because Easter should always start with ham as your main dish. The glaze can vary and you have a lot of different ones.
Ingredients for the Mustard-Orange Glaze:
* 1 cup light brown sugar
* 3/4 cup dijon mustard
* 1 orange, the juice and grated zest
1. Remove the ham from the refrigerator and bring to room temperature, about 30 minutes before cooking.
2. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
3. Trim off any skin from the ham. Use a sharp paring knife to score through the fat in a diagonal crosshatch pattern without cutting through to the meat.
3. Insert the cloves into the ham, placing them at the intersections of the cuts.
4. Put the ham, flat-side down, on a rack in a roasting pan.
5. Pour 1/4 inch water into the bottom of the pan.
6. Transfer to the oven and roast until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the ham registers 130 degrees F, about 2 hours 30 minutes.
7. In the meanwhile, in a separated bowl (the glaze):
8. Increase the oven temperature to 425 degrees F.
9. Pour half of the Glaze over the ham and brush to coat. If the water in the bottom of the pan has evaporated, add more.
10. Return the ham to the oven and roast, basting every 10 minutes with the remaining Glaze, until glossy and well browned, about 45 more minutes.