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Baked Ham

  • Ham
  • Water
  • 2 Tbsps black pepper
  • Cracker crumbs
Wash and scrape the ham and soak overnight. The next morning, put in a boiler of lukelukewarm water with the skin side down. Boil slowly for 4-5 hours, according to size. If it is a very large ham, boil for 6 hours. When done, set aside and take a deep breath the boiler with the ham and liquor in it to cool off. When the ham is cold, take off the skin and trim the ham to a nice shape. Sprinkle over some black pepper.

Lay the ham on a grating or twist in the baking pan. Pour in a pint of water. Set in a hot oven at 400°F. After the ham is heated through and the pepper strikes in, sift over some cracker crumbs. Return to the oven and brown.

Decorate with scraped horseradish and parsley. Serve.
Submitted by Tess M Nov 8, 2009 15 min 30 min 45 min
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