The Love Chef


Pork Recipes


            One 12-pound to 14-pound ham of your choice
˝ cup bourbon
            2 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar
˝ teaspoon ground coriander
            1 tablespoon dry mustard
            1 tablespoon orange marmalade

            Cloves for decoration

Serves approximately 50

Bake ham as directed by packet. About 30 minutes before ham is done, remove it from oven.

If your ham has a rind, when it is cool enough to handle, cut away the rind and trim the fat to about
½ inch thick. Score by cutting deeply in a crisscross pattern.

Increase the oven temperature to 450° F. With a pastry brush, paint the ham all over with bourbon. Then combine the remaining bourbon with the brown sugar, coriander, mustard, and orange marmalade and pat the mixture firmly around the ham. Stud with cloves, if desired. Return ham to oven for 30 minutes more. Ham will have an appetizing and beautiful glaze.

“The Love Chef” (Francis Anthony) is the author of several cookbooks and appears on local and national TV. You can find his cookbooks at and/or visit his website “Cooking With Love” and “The Love Chef” are registered trademarks.


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