Black forest ham is sold fully cooked. It only needs to be warmed to serving temperature. A black forest ham should be roasted about 8 to 10 minutes per pound, depending on the size of the ham, at 350 degrees Fahrenheit in the oven to serve it hot.Know More
When roasted, the ham should reach an internal temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit. If cooked in a microwave, it should be cut into 1/2-inch slices and set to 1 1/2 minutes per slice. The ham should be covered on a flat dish and reach an internal temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit in the microwave, too. Black forest ham may also be served and eaten cold.
Black forest ham has a shelf life of 90 days. It should be stored at 28 degrees Fahrenheit in a refrigerator. One serving of black forest ham is 2 to 3 ounces.
Ham is made from the thigh and rump from the haunch of a pig. Black forest ham is smoked for several weeks to dry cure it. The smoke, made by burning fir brush and sawdust, turns the ham almost black on the outside and gives the ham its rich flavor. Black forest hams are air-dried for two weeks after the smoking process before being sold.Learn more about Meat
There are a number of ways to cook smoked ham hocks, namely by roasting, grilling on the barbecue, deep-frying, and braising or boiling. All methods have different results but braising to begin with is advised as it makes the meat tender and trimming the fat easier.Full Answer >
Sunny Anderson of the Food Network has a recipe for easy spiral-sliced ham with a rating of 5 stars out of 5 stars. This recipe takes about three hours to cook and serves eight to 10 people.Full Answer >
There are various methods for cooking the formed and smoked ham called a toupie, but the simplest method involves scoring the ham, pouring on a molasses-mustard glaze and baking the ham for about one hour per pound.Full Answer >
Alton Brown and Paula Deen both offer recipes for cooking ham on FoodNetwork.com, both of which require cooking the ham for several hours. Both recipes also call for coating the ham in some combination of spices, sauces and juices for flavor.Full Answer >