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Bourbon Glazed Ham

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Ingredients
  Smoked ham 10 Pound, scrubbed (4.5 Kilogram)
  Bouquet garni 1
  Peppercorns 8
  Onion 1 , quartered
  Carrot 1 , scraped and quartered
  Celery stalks 1 , quartered
  Dark brown sugar 12 Ounce (375 Gram)
  Dry mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Bourbon whisky 5 Fluid Ounce (150 Milliliter)
  Whole cloves 12
  Oranges 2 , peeled and segmented
Directions

Put the ham in a saucepan and cover with water.
Add the bouquet garni, pepper-corns, onion, carrot and celery.
Bring to the boil, then simmer for 4 1/2 hours.
Remove from the heat and leave the ham to cool in the liquid.
Mix together the brown sugar, mustard and 4 tablespoons of the bourbon.
Drain the ham and cut away the rind.
Score the fat in a diamond pattern, making cuts all the way through the fat to the meat.
Put the ham on a rack in a roasting tin and coat with the remaining bourbon.
Spread over the sugar mixture.
Push the cloves into the fat and arrange the orange segments on top, securing each segment with a wooden cocktail stick.
Bake in a moderate oven (180°C/350°F or Gas Mark 4) for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Ingredient: 
Ham

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