Wonderful! This is the way my family has requested this for many years. A very different and moist flavor.
- 7-9 lb. shank half smoked ham
- 2 tbsp. whole cloves
- 3/4 c. plus 2 tbsp. port wine, divided
- 1/2 c. water
- 1 c. packed brown sugar
- 3 tbsp. Dijon mustard
Preheat oven to 325. Remove skin & score ham in diamond pattern & stud with cloves. Place ham on rack in large roasting pan, pour 3/4 c. wine/water mixture over ham. Bake 2-3 hours or until 140 degrees, basting occasionally with port (more if needed). In medium bowl, combine sugar, mustard & 2 tbsp. port; set aside. Remove ham from oven. Increase temperature to 425. Brush sugar glaze on ham. Return to oven & bake 15 minutes or until browned. Let stand 20 minutes before carving.
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Source: My cookbook
Submitted By: Ruth Burbage