Baked Fresh Ham Southern Style
|Fresh ham||6 Pound|
|Dried hot red pepper||To Taste|
|Powdered mustard||1 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Put meat in kettle and cover with boiling water.
Add next 4 ingredients.
Bring to boil, cover, and simmer for 2 hours.
Cool in the broth and refrigerate overnight.
Remove rind from ham.
Mix mustard and horseradish, and rub on fat.
Insert garlic in the fat.
Put on rack and bake in preheated slow oven (300°F.) for 2 hours.
Score fat with a knife, stud with cloves, and sprinkle with the sugar.
Bake for 1 hour longer, basting occasionally with drippings in the pan.