Baked Ham is more of a traditional dish made out of ham (a cut of port meat) that is served for special occasions and festivals, especially for Christmas dinner. To bake the ham, the portion is placed in a preheat oven in a roasting pan and is tightly covered with aluminum foil or a lid. Time taken to bake ham may vary. The size and portion of ham used for baking can differ and so are the spices, seasoning and other ingredients used. There are a variety of baked ham recipes to try, including fresh ham bake, glazed ham, fruit baked ham etc., those differing in flavors and ingredients used.