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#1 CallMeFeral

Posted 22 December 2012 - 05:33 PM

Ok so I'm doing a ham for the first time - what's a really nice glaze? I'm not that crash hot on honey or anything too intrusive...

#2 tomaudsmum

Posted 24 December 2012 - 01:10 AM

So many out there. I am doing a quince paste & orange juice & brown sugar number. Good luck!

#3 ACO

Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:03 AM

In the past I've done equal parts apricot jam, orange juice and soy sauce. Just stir together until combined, then brush periodically over the ham in the last half hour of cooking.

It's just a simple one, but it's pretty nice.

#4 *CalamityJane*

Posted 24 December 2012 - 10:11 AM

I'm doing Stephanie Alexander's this year which is just cloves studded in the ham, orange juice and brown sugar, with white wine in the baking tray.

#5 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 24 December 2012 - 10:23 AM

QUOTE (*CalamityJane* @ 24/12/2012, 11:11 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm doing Stephanie Alexander's this year which is just cloves studded in the ham, orange juice and brown sugar, with white wine in the baking tray.

Yum! That sounds great.

#6 eboyd

Posted 24 December 2012 - 10:49 AM

We normally do one that has Honey (brown sugar works too) loads of hot mustard and a bit of whole seed for texture and look and orange juice. It is so nice. Cook for 1/2 the time with foil over and then baste and cook the other half with foil off basting about 3 or 4 times during that time. yum.

#7 entourage

Posted 24 December 2012 - 10:58 AM

Ours is Dijon Mustard & Maple Syrup studded with cloves & pop in the Weber for 2 & 1/2 hrs.

#8 glasnost

Posted 24 December 2012 - 10:58 AM

sounds disguisting however we did Nigella's coca-cola ham one Christmas and it was unbelievable.

#9 emma_jean

Posted 24 December 2012 - 11:00 AM

cloves, dijon mustard, pineapple juice, brown sugar and honey, made it before and it was yummy

#10 TopsyTurvy

Posted 24 December 2012 - 11:17 AM

I am doing a Nigella one with ginger marmalade!
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#11 peachkoala

Posted 24 December 2012 - 12:05 PM

I just cooked my ham for tomorrow. I used cranberry sauce and balsamic vinegar with cloves stuck in the ham.

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