Baked ham is an Easter tradition at our house. The glaze features my dried homegrown basil. My husband absolutely loves ham, so I get a large one to be sure we have leftovers. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
As a holiday kickoff, my family gets together in early December for a hearty brunch before going out to cut our Christmas trees. This flavorful breakfast pie, assembled in layers, was a big hit at last year's gathering.
-Shelly Rynearson, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
"This is one of our favorite ham recipes," writes Marilou Robinson of Portland, Oregon. It will feed a crowd, or use what's remaining in two recipes Marilou also offers here. "No one groans about ham leftovers when these items are on the menu," she adds.
Tired of mixing up messy glazes to put on ham, I tried this simple recipe a few years ago. Young and old alike complimented me on the lovely, sweet and juicy ham - and I've prepared it this way ever since.
-Cathy Neve, Yakima, Washington
"My family loves the flavor that orange marmalade, beer and brown sugar give this ham," says Clo Runco. The Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania reader scores the ham and inserts whole cloves for an appealing look with little effort.
Tender slices of this fruit-glazed ham are on our family's Christmas menu every year. Topping the meat with pineapple slices, cherries and cloves makes it look festive--and adds to the flavor of this easy holiday entree.
A platter crowned with her impressive ham is passed around Barbara Nowakowski's table at holiday time. "I always get requests for this on special occasions," she relates from Mesa, Arizona. A spiced marmalade glaze and plump golden raisins add sweetness to every slice.
That show-stopping entree you've been hoping for is right here, and it only takes five ingredients to make. The sweet and tangy cranberry glaze pairs beautifully with succulent ham. —Joni Peterson, Wichita, Kansas