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How to Heat Fully Cooked Ham

The flavor of a "fully cooked" ham is greatly improved by heating. Here are the basics.

Difficulty Level: Easy      Time Required: varies

Here's How:
  1. First, check the label for instructions. It should be labeled "fully cooked" or "cook before eating."
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  3. If the ham is labeled "fully cooked" (does not require heating), heat for 8 to 10 minutes per pound, or to an internal temperature of 140°F.
  4. If the ham is labeled "cook before eating," heat to an internal temperature of 160°F.
  1. Before glazing a ham, remove all but about 1/4-inch of the fat.
  2. For a tasty, caramelized coating, sprinkle the fat of the ham with brown sugar which has been pressed through a sieve.

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