Smoked Ham!

Discussion in 'Pork' started by missmechante, Jun 4, 2008.

  1. missmechante

    missmechante Newbie

    Hams on sale at the grocery store....the one I picked up was smoked, ready to cook, butt portion, 8 lbs I think. I was using the oven for other things so I decided to stick it in the smoker instead. I did not trim any of the fat or skin, I scored it, slathered it in a paste I made from mustard, brown sugar, and rum, and smoked over hickory for about 4 hours. This was the best ham we have ever had. It had a deep, rich smoky flavor, moist and delicious. And no pan with sticky glaze to clean! I can't stop snacking on it.

    This will be great for holidays, I will be able to use the oven for all the sides since the ham will be out of the way! I don't think I will ever make it in the oven again.
     
  2. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Save the oven for a rainy day...
     
  3. 7outof10

    7outof10 Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    never really thoght of that good idea
     
  4. 7outof10

    7outof10 Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    what temp did you smoke it at to get it done in 4 hours
     
  5. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Sounds good, I will have to try that. Thanks for sharing.[​IMG]
     
  6. hanifen

    hanifen Fire Starter

    I have done that many times. In a book I have they call it twice smoked orgasmic ham... and it is.

    I smoke it at 200 - 220 for about 4 hours. Great ham with a extra bit of love....
     
  7. missmechante

    missmechante Newbie

    yep, it was around 220-225. The ham is already cured and smoked so it doesn't take as long as a completely raw piece of meat.

    Almost down to the bone now, I think I'm going to dice it up and make some corn muffins with ham and cheddar...
     
  8. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Since you didn't post any pics, i'll show what it looks like when you REALLY smoke one! [​IMG]

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  9. missmechante

    missmechante Newbie

    oh yeah!!! I must admit, that looks even better than mine did [​IMG]
     
  10. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Most hams are already "done". Heat and eat. Not ALL however.
     
  11. dingle

    dingle Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I cant say I have seen an unsmoked ham in these parts.
     
  12. dingle

    dingle Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Bubba you show-off!
     
  13. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

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  14. crewcab4x4

    crewcab4x4 Smoking Fanatic

    I like smoking the spiral sliced hams. The smoke really gets into them. YUMMMMM!!!!!

    Jason
     

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