Ham is traditional for Christmas. The sweet and salty meat can be prepared so many ways. Unfortunately, many hams are dried out by the time they get to the table. Not with these recipes! The crockpot is an excellent way to reheat a ham, and glazes that are spooned over the ham as it roasts add flavor and moisture. Be sure to read How to Heat a Ham before you get started. And if you change a recipe, even a little bit, be sure to write it down! You'll most likely want to recreate your masterpiece next year.
This is the ham glaze my mother made when I was little. I think it's the perfect combination of flavors, although I did add some Dijon mustard for a little spicy note. You can place the glaze from the roasting pan in a gravy boat and pass it with the ham for the perfect finishing touch.
Garlic, chutney, orange, and Dijon mustard combine to make a spectacular glaze for a spiral sliced ham. You can even add the glaze the spiral-sliced-ham people give you to this recipe for extra flavor.
Apricot preserves, honey, and spices add marvelous flavor to a tender ham. This is an excellent recipe to use on plain hams or spiral sliced hams.
Honey, cardamom, and orange juice add rich flavor to this glazed ham recipe. Slice it to serve with the whole cloves still attached because it looks so pretty, but tell your guests not to eat the cloves!