Cook the Perfect Easter Ham
Master the art of this Southern classic in three easy steps.
This classic recipe for glazed ham is not only delicious, but it is a beautiful dish for your Easter lunch or dinner. In three easy steps you can cook this ham studded with cloves and drizzled with a brown sugar-bourbon glaze.
- Recipe: Brown Sugar-Bourbon-Glazed Ham
Score the surface of your ham with shallow diamond-shape cuts. It adds a decorative edge and also ensures the outer coating of fat crisps to a rich golden brown when baked.
Stud the ham with festive rows of aromatic cloves. Piercing a small hole first with the sharp point of a wooden skewer makes it easy to insert the cloves.
Spoon the glaze over the top and sides of the ham as it cools for a glistening finish. Allow at least 20 minutes of downtime before carving to lock in the juices.