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How to Carve a Butt Half Ham

The butt half of a ham is very meaty, but can sometimes be a challenge to carve since part of the bone is buried within the meat. Here are some tips that will have you carving your ham like a pro.

Position the ham with cut surface flat on a cutting board. Insert a bamboo skewer from top to bottom along the bone. Using the skewer as a guide, cut the largest side from the ham.

Cut the piece across the grain into slices.

Continue using the skewer as a guide to cut sections of ham from the bone, and cut each section into slices.