Roast Fresh Ham
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), cut|
|Caraway seeds||1 Tablespoon|
|Onions||4 , sliced|
|Carrots||2 , sliced|
|Celery stalks||2 Medium, sliced|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Dry white wine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Score skin of ham in two directions, making a diamond pattern.
Rub meat on all sides with garlic, salt, pepper, and caraway seeds.
Put onions, carrots, celery, bay leaf, and cloves on bottom of large baking pan.
Put ham, skin side down, on vegetables.
Roast, uncovered, in preheated slow oven (325 F.) for 1 hour.
Baste frequently with pan juices and wine.
Turn meat skin side up and roast until done (170Â°F.on a meat thermometer).
Roasting time is 25 minutes per pound, from the time meat is put in the oven.
Baste often with pan juices and wine.