Hearty Ham

Ham gets the star treatment in these 11 amazing recipes from SAVEUR magazine. Tempting flavors include apricot-ginger glazed and pineapple-chipotle glazed. Traditional ham favorites brown sugar, mustard, honey, and cloves are present, too.

Savannah-Country Ham
Savannah-Country Ham
This magnificent roast is simmered in beer before it's baked-a practice favored by cooks in Savannah, Georgia. As with any country ham, this preparation calls for soaking the ham (in this case, in both water and brewed black tea) before cooking it to remove excess salt. See this RecipeAndré Baranowski
Pineapple-Chipotle-Glazed Ham
Pineapple-Chipotle-Glazed Ham
The New York City-based cookbook author Zarela Martinez gave us the recipe for this smoky, chipotle-spiked, Coca-Cola-glazed ham. See this RecipeMichael Kraus
Apricot-Ginger Glazed Ham
Apricot-Ginger Glazed Ham
This recipe comes from Chris Williams, the chef of Lone Star Barbecue & Mercantile in Santee, South Carolina. See this RecipeTodd Coleman
Fresh Ham with Honey and Cloves
Fresh Ham with Honey and Cloves
This feastworthy dish, based on a recipe in Pork & Sons by Stephane Reynaud (Phaidon, 2007), calls for fresh ham, a succulent cut from the pig's hind leg that yields crisp skin and juicy meat. See this RecipeAndré Baranowski
Mustard-Glazed Christmas Ham
Mustard-Glazed Christmas Ham
This is how the Swedes do Christmas ham.
See this Recipe
Russell Kaye
Roasted Fresh Ham with Orange Glaze
Roasted Fresh Ham with Orange Glaze
Oranges, with their clean, acidic spark, are an excellent foil for the ham's rich taste. See the recipe for Roasted Fresh Ham with Orange Glaze »Christopher Hirsheimer
Baked Country Ham
Baked Country Ham
A southern staple during the holidays, this salt-cured ham is coated with a deliciously sweet and crunchy glaze. See this RecipeBen Fink
Monte's Ham
Monte's Ham
This simple recipe makes a tasty ham. See this RecipeAndré Baranowski
Country Ham
Country Ham
A whole country ham may start out tough and moldy, but this recipe tames it into delicious submission. See this RecipeRussell Kaye
Roasted Fresh Ham with Orange Glaze
Roasted Fresh Ham with Orange Glaze
Fresh, unsmoked ham makes a delicious roast. See this RecipeChristopher Hirsheimer
Fresh Ham with Red Chile Marinade
Fresh Ham with Red Chile Marinade
Fresh ham is a particularly flavorful but underappreciated cut of meat. See the recipe for Fresh Ham with Red Chile Marinade » David Sawyer