AND BROWN SUGAR GLAZED HAM
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 2 Hours 15
Ready in: 2 Hours 40
Minutes WITH standing time
Makes 7 to 8
7 pounds bone-in whole
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 cups honey
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon finely chopped parsley
1 tablespoons fresh rosemary
1/3 cup Dijon mustard
1. Preheat oven to 325
2. Place the ham, fat side up,
on rack in shallow roasting pan then insert a meat thermometer
so that the tip is in thickest part of ham and does not touch
bone or rest in fat. Cover loosely and bake 1 1/4 to 2 1/4 hours
or until thermometer reads 135 degrees (13 to 17 minutes per
3. Meanwhile, mix together in
a small saucepan then heat the brown sugar, honey, parsley, rosemary,
vinegar and mustard. Keep warm.
4. About 20 minutes before ham
is done, remove from oven. Pour drippings from pan. Remove any
skin from ham. Cut uniform diamond shapes on fat surface of ham.
Insert the cloves into each diamond.
5. Then brush the brown sugar
and honey mixture onto the ham. Bake the ham uncovered 20 minutes
6. Cover the ham and let stand
for about 10 minutes or until thermometer reads 140 degrees.