These tasty ham steaks combine orange marmalade and maple syrup for a terrific taste that goes beyond dinner: I like to serve leftovers at brunch. We love it with fruit and scrambled eggs. —Bonnie Hawkins, Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Cranberries, apple and a little brown sugar blend into a chunky accompaniment to ham. The not-too-sweet sauce gets its pretty pink color from cranberry juice. When cranberries are in season, I freeze some specifically for this down-home dinner.
-Jena Coffey, Rock Hill, Missouri
Evelyn Kennell from Roanoke, Illinois needs only a handful of ingredients for the lip-smacking sauce that jazzes up grilled ham. Flavored with pickle relish, the blend is used for basting and for spooning over individual servings.
From Royal City, Washington, field editor Margery Bryan shares her festive Ham for One recipe.
"My children didn't care for turkey on holidays, so I'd make these ham slices, which they loved, just for them." Margery explains.
This is my children's first choice of ham dishes. The mixture of sweet and tangy flavors is mouthwatering on a grilled piece of ham. Even the small ones eat adult-sized portions, so be sure to make plenty.— Mary Ann Lien, Tyler, Texas
Here in Minnesota, summers never seem to last long enough! So we take advantage of warm weather and heat to the outdoors for good old-fashioned cookouts. This grilled ham steak is quick and easy for weekday dinners, yet impressive enough for special-occasion meals.
WHEN Mother wanted to serve ham, she went to the smokehouse, took one down from the rafters and sliced off as much as was needed. The rest was hung up again.
This recipe is great if you use real smoked ham with no water added. When Mother prepared it this way, the flavor was especially sweet and buttery.
-Marjorie Schmidt, St. Marys, Ohio
Jann Van Massenhoven of Hensall, Ontario dresses up ordinary ham in this speedy stovetop recipe. The eye-catching sauce features diced apple, green onions and dried cranberries, so it tastes as special as it looks.