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Peach Glazed Virginia Ham

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Peach glazed virginia ham is a fruited meat recipe. Prepared with the famous smoked virginia ham, the meat is cooked in the oven and brushed with a mixed glaze of peach preserves, mustard and tabasco sauce with a hint of cloves. Popped in the oven to cook some more, it is served with a side of peach corn piccalilli made with added pepper and green onions.
Ingredients
  Smoked virginia ham 8 Pound
  Peach preserves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mustard 1 Tablespoon (Coarse Grained)
  Tabasco pepper sauce 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ripe peaches 3 Large
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Red bell pepper 1 Medium, diced
  Sliced green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned corn 17 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Tabasco pepper sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat oven to 325°F Remove skin from ham; trim off any excess fat.
Score fat 1/4 inch deep in 1-inch diamonds.
Place ham, fat side up, in roasting pan.
Insert meat thermometer into thickest part of ham, not touching the bone.
Bake 11/2 hours until thermometer reaches 135°F For glaze, in bowl, mix peach preserves, mustard, TABASCO sauce and cloves.
Remove ham from oven, maintaining oven temperature; brush with glaze.
Bake 20 minutes or until the temperature reaches 160°F Meanwhile, prepare Peach-Corn Piccalilli.
Cut peaches in half and remove pits.
Chop two of the peach halves; set aside.
In 2-quart saucepan heat oil over medium heat.
Add red pepper and green onions.
Cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add corn, brown sugar, vinegar, TABASCO sauce and salt.
Heat to boiling; stir in chopped peaches.
Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 5 minutes or until peaches are just tender.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Occasion: 
Christmas
Servings: 
16

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