Easter feasts are defined by tradition and decadence, which makes a Jones Dairy Farm ham the perfect centerpiece on your dinner table. Whether you’re cooking for a large or small family, a successful Easter meal begins with a smoky, flavorful ham and a sweet or savory glaze. And now, Jones Dairy Farm has made finding the perfect ham glaze effortless with a collection of recipes that include flavors ranging from sweet raspberry to savory baslamic.

 

Enjoy these gluten-free recipes…providing five ways to elevate the flavor on your Easter ham!

 

jones glaze orangeOrange Fig Glazed Ham

From Jones Dairy Farm

Makes 24 servings

 

Ingredients

1 jar fig preserves

1/2 cup orange juice

2 tablespoons honey

1 Jones Dairy Farm Hickory Smoked Ham

 

1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together fig jam, orange juice, and honey. Heat over medium heat; cook for 3-5 minutes to thicken a little. Set aside.

2. Preheat oven to 325˚F. Remove ham from bag and place on rack in roasting pan, fat side up.

3. Heat ham to internal temperature of 140˚F, about 13-15 minutes per pound. 30 minutes before ham is done, score surface of ham in a diamond pattern, remove skin (if bone-in ham) and brush on half of glaze. Return to oven to finish baking, uncovered.

4. Slice ham and spoon remaining glaze over slices before serving.

 

 

Balsamic and Dijon-Glazed Hamjones glaze balsamic

From Jones Dairy Farm

Makes 24 servings

 

Ingredients

1 Jones Dairy Farm Hickory Smoked Semi-Boneless or Bone-In Ham

Salt and pepper, to taste

3/4 cup dark brown sugar

3 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

 

1. Remove ham from refrigerator 1 hour before cooking. Unwrap ham and generously pat salt and pepper all over ham.

2. Place ham on a large cutting board, fat side up, and score ham with 1/2-inch deep cuts, in a diamond pattern.

3. To make the glaze, combine brown sugar, balsamic vinegar, and Dijon mustard in small bowl. Preheat oven to 325°F.

4. Place ham, fat side up, on a roasting rack in roasting pan. Cook uncovered ham in oven 15 minutes per pound, or until the internal temperature reaches 140°F on meat thermometer.

5.  Halfway through the baking period, remove ham from oven and brush with half the glaze. Cook for another 45 minutes and brush with remaining glaze. When ham is done, let rest at least 5 minutes before slicing.

 

jones glaze peachPeach Glazed Ham

From Jones Dairy Farm

Makes 24 servings

 

Ingredients

1 Jones Dairy Farm Fully Cooked Ham

3/4 cup peach preserves

1 tablespoon sherry vinegar or white vinegar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

 

1. Heat oven to 300˚F.

2. Unwrap ham and place in a large roasting pan lined with heavy-duty aluminum foil. If desired, use sharp knife to score surface of ham into diamond shapes.

3. Combine preserves, vinegar, and cinnamon; mix well.

4. Spread 1/3 of mixture evenly over top of ham (glaze will melt and spread as it cooks).

5. Bake 1 hour. Spread 1/3 of preserve mixture over surface of ham; continue baking 1 hour.

6. Spread remaining preserve mixture over surface of ham; continue baking until internal temperature of ham reaches 145˚F, 30 to 45 minutes longer.

7. Transfer ham to carving board; let stand 5 minutes before carving into slices.

 

 

Espresso Glazed Hamjones glaze espresso

From Jones Dairy Farm

Makes 20 servings

 

Ingredients

1 Jones Dairy Farm bone-in, Hickory Smoked Ham

1 cup espresso or strong coffee

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

 

1. Heat oven to 325ºF. Place ham, fatty side up, in a large roasting pan. Cook 15 to 18 minutes per pound, until internal temperature reaches 145ºF.

2. Minutes before the end of the heating time, combine the espresso, brown sugar, cider vinegar, and cayenne pepper in a small pot. Bring to a boil and let reduce by half.

3. Using a sharp knife, score the ham in a diamond pattern; brush on half of the glaze. Bake for 15 minutes; brush on remaining glaze. Bake an additional 15 minutes, or until done.

 

 

jones glaze raspberrySpicy Raspberry Glazed Ham

From Jones Dairy Farm

Makes 24 servings

 

Ingredients

1 (12-oz) package frozen raspberries

1/4 cup maple syrup

2 tablespoons honey

1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lime juice

1 teaspoon chipotle pepper sauce

1 teaspoon chili pepper paste

1 Jones Dairy Farm Hickory Smoked Ham

 

1. Set frozen raspberries in fine-mesh sieve over a large bowl and let thaw. Once thawed, mash pulp through sieve to puree raspberries, leaving seeds in sieve. Discard seeds and add maple syrup, honey, lime juice, chipotle pepper sauce, and chili pepper paste to the pulp. Whisk to blend. Transfer to medium saucepan. Heat over medium heat and cook until reduced, about 5-10 minutes, whisking frequently. Set aside.

2. Preheat oven to 325˚F. Remove ham from bag and place on rack in roasting pan, fat side up.

3. Heat ham to internal temperature of 140˚F, about 13-15 minutes per pound.

4. 30 minutes before ham is done, score surface of ham in diamond pattern, remove skin (if a bone-in ham) and brush on glaze. Return to oven to finish baking, uncovered.

 

 

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