Share: Smithfield Ham Ham that is processed in the Smithfield area of Virginia. This seasoned, hickory-smoked ham is usually aged for 6 to 12 months. The ham is dark in color, lean and salty. Prepare according to package directions. Related Tips Stock A long-simmered broth made from meat, poultry, fish and/or vegetables with herbs and spices. Drumette The first section of a chicken wing. Strain To separate solids from liquid by pouring through a sieve or colander.