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Papa Matsonís Christmas Ham Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barry

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 bone-in fully cooked ham (5 to 8 pounds)
1Ĺ cups orange juice
1ľ cups packed brown sugar
1 tbsp grated orange zest
1 tsp ground mustard
ľ teaspoon ground cloves
1 64 ounce Dr. Pepper or Coke a Cola
2 cans of pineapple
1 jar of maraschino cherries
toothpicks

Directions:
Directions:
Score surface of ham, making diamond shapes Ĺ in. deep. Place in a large deep baking dish.
Pour the Dr. Pepper of Coke a Cola over the ham. Using toothpicks, place the sliced pineapples over the outside of the ham and place a maraschino cherries in the center of each pineapple ring. In a bowl, mix remaining ingredients; pour over ham. Cover and refrigerate overnight, turning ham occasionally. Reserving glaze, remove ham to a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Insert thermometer. Bake, uncovered, at 325į until thermometer registers 140į about 2-4 hours, brushing occasionally with glaze.

 

 

 

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