How to Prepare a Spiral-Sliced Ham With Glaze

It's that time of year again! I start craving the taste of ham when I see the leaves fall. I got a couple of hams on sale so naturally I needed to fix one right away :)

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How to Prepare a Spiral-Sliced Ham With Glaze Recipe
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First let's prepare the oven. Looks like I need to run a self clean cycle. 😳  Oh well, arrange the racks so the ham will fit well before you turn on the oven.

First let's prepare the oven. Looks like I need to run a self clean cycle. 😳 Oh well, arrange the racks so the ham will fit well before you turn on the oven.

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Like so. I hate it when I forget and have to rearrange those racks while they are hot.

Like so. I hate it when I forget and have to rearrange those racks while they are hot.

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Now preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Now preheat oven to 325 degrees.

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Now grab your trusty roasting pan. I know this one has seen better days but it's not wore out yet!

Now grab your trusty roasting pan. I know this one has seen better days but it's not wore out yet!

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Grab the "Heavy Duty" Aluminum Foil. This foil is thicker and won't tear when cooking meats.

Grab the "Heavy Duty" Aluminum Foil. This foil is thicker and won't tear when cooking meats.

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Stretch out a piece long enough to fit all the way around your ham.

Stretch out a piece long enough to fit all the way around your ham.

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Here's the ham I got. It's Precooked Spiral-sliced. So basically we are just reheating this ham thoroughly and adding some goodness.

Here's the ham I got. It's Precooked Spiral-sliced. So basically we are just reheating this ham thoroughly and adding some goodness.

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Take off the shiny wrapping and you see the ham encased in this plastic.

Take off the shiny wrapping and you see the ham encased in this plastic.

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I rinse off the outer plastic...

I rinse off the outer plastic...

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...place in my pan on the foil with cut side down.

...place in my pan on the foil with cut side down.

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Now..can you see those juices in there? That's why we are going to open this in the pan. I don't want to lose that ham juice.

Now..can you see those juices in there? That's why we are going to open this in the pan. I don't want to lose that ham juice.

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Cut a slit...

Cut a slit...

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..and rip it out carefully so the juice stays in the pan. That's why we rinsed the outer plastic wrap. See those slices? I love a pre-sliced  ham.

..and rip it out carefully so the juice stays in the pan. That's why we rinsed the outer plastic wrap. See those slices? I love a pre-sliced ham.

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Like a deck of.......well....ham. 😄 See the juice it's setting in? That's gonna help steam our ham.

Like a deck of.......well....ham. 😄 See the juice it's setting in? That's gonna help steam our ham.

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See?

See?

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Now pull the sides up like so.

Now pull the sides up like so.

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And the long sides.

And the long sides.

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Pull the long sides together and match up.

Pull the long sides together and match up.

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Now with the two sides together, start to roll under...

Now with the two sides together, start to roll under...

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..roll until you reach the ham.

..roll until you reach the ham.

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Now for the short sides.

Now for the short sides.

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Same thing..match up.

Same thing..match up.

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And roll.

And roll.

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Again roll until meet ham.

Again roll until meet ham.

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Other side the same.

Other side the same.

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Now we got a tightly rolled up ham with the juices locked up inside.

Now we got a tightly rolled up ham with the juices locked up inside.

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So how long do we cook this? Let's look at the tag. See there? I told you I got it on sale. Remember they always go on sale right after Halloween. Then back up for Winter Holidays. So I bought 2!

So how long do we cook this? Let's look at the tag. See there? I told you I got it on sale. Remember they always go on sale right after Halloween. Then back up for Winter Holidays. So I bought 2!

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Ok on the other side of tag it tells us that it is a 9.71 pound ham. See that?

Ok on the other side of tag it tells us that it is a 9.71 pound ham. See that?

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We want to Cook ham as follows: Cook 10 minutes for every pound. So at 9 pounds..I want to cook for 90 minutes. Right? (Just round the 9.71 to 9)

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But now wait.. I'm going to add a glaze. The glaze has to cook uncovered for 30 minutes. So 90 - 30 = 60 minutes.

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Ok so here's my plan.. Cook covered for 60 min. Then uncover, apply glaze.. Cook uncovered for 30 min. Oh and don't forget! Then allow to rest 10 min when done.

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Okey doke! So in the oven, covered for 60 min.

Okey doke! So in the oven, covered for 60 min.

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Set yer timer.

Set yer timer.

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60 min is over! Oh man, if you could smell this.... Take out of oven.

60 min is over! Oh man, if you could smell this.... Take out of oven.

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And take off the top sections of foil.

And take off the top sections of foil.

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The heavy cuts easier than rips.

The heavy cuts easier than rips.

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All done and ready to make that glaze.

All done and ready to make that glaze.

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Grab the Dijon mustard.

Grab the Dijon mustard.

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And just squirt on top.

And just squirt on top.

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Grab some local honey. You could sub maple syrup if you're out of honey. Drizzle on.

Grab some local honey. You could sub maple syrup if you're out of honey. Drizzle on.

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And brown sugar. Just grab a handful and pat on.

And brown sugar. Just grab a handful and pat on.

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Like so.

Like so.

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And so.

And so.

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See? Just cover it up.

See? Just cover it up.

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Now just rub it in.

Now just rub it in.

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Massage all sides...top too!

Massage all sides...top too!

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That's a great looking glaze job right there. Can't wait to taste!

That's a great looking glaze job right there. Can't wait to taste!

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Increase heat to 400 degrees.

Increase heat to 400 degrees.

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Back in oven, uncovered.

Back in oven, uncovered.

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Set timer for 30 min.

Set timer for 30 min.

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After 30 min. Wow..see them glaze bubbles?  No?

After 30 min. Wow..see them glaze bubbles? No?

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How 'bout now? Cause that's when you know it's done. Still don't?

How 'bout now? Cause that's when you know it's done. Still don't?

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Now you see' em. That there is love fixin's.

Now you see' em. That there is love fixin's.

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All right. Time to let this meat rest. Grab some foil. And loosely. .. Oh yeah.. Last time it was wrapped tight. But when you're letting meat rest. You just loosely lay it around it.

All right. Time to let this meat rest. Grab some foil. And loosely. .. Oh yeah.. Last time it was wrapped tight. But when you're letting meat rest. You just loosely lay it around it.

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Like so. Allow some air to flow.

Like so. Allow some air to flow.

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Set timer for 10 min.

Set timer for 10 min.

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Now the greatest thing about a spiral cut is you lay it on it's side and .. Ta-da! Sliced ham! Man..I gotta go..gotta get me some of this...yum yum. Enjoy!

Now the greatest thing about a spiral cut is you lay it on it's side and .. Ta-da! Sliced ham! Man..I gotta go..gotta get me some of this...yum yum. Enjoy!

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