I was really worried about my decision to have Honey glazed spiral cut ham for Easter this year, not the meat of choice in our family. We usually always have lamb for Easter. This year everyone wanted to try a honey glazed ham since we heard so much about it.
To my surprise, it was super delicious, melted in our mouth, soft tender and sweet, a great start to the Easter dinner with a few good men!
I was shocked on how tasty it was. I really loved this recipe and wanted to share it with everyone. It is super easy and the ingredients compliment the ham perfectly. We didn't miss having lamb at all!
Our traditional Easter Dinner is Homemade Cavatelli, Leg of Lamb, Rice Almondine Marsala, Broccoli Casserole, Italian Cassata Cheesecake, Italian Soft Cookies. Since I had to work this year, I had to prepare yesterday for Sunday, so all I had to do is heat things up when I got home. Just a simple quick dinner for four. Everything turned out great!
The reason besides working on Easter this year I didn't cook the traditional foods today, is that my whole family from Upstate NY is coming in two weeks, so we will have our "real" Easter reunion dinner late.
I am so excited to see all of them. Most of this crew of twenty, haven't been here since 1999. Wow, time goes by so fast! Most everything is already made and in the freezer waiting for them to all get here!
The ham was lean everywhere else but that one spot. The honey caramelized top and pineapple made this a perfect coating.
GLAZE FOR SPIRAL CUT HAM:
1 10 pound spiral cut ham
1 c. brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
3 tablespoons honey
1 can chunk pineapple
Enough pineapple juice to make it spread
Put in 350 (basting occasionally), follow directions on spiral cut ham per pound cooking times. Do not carve the ham for 20 minutes.
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