Ham In Madeira Wine
|Smoked ham||12 Pound|
|Madeira wine||1 Bottle (1 l)|
Soak ham in cold water overnight.
In large pot cover drained ham with boiling water.
Add bay leaves, peppercorns, and cloves.
Cook slowly 2 1/2 hours; drain off liquid.
Pour wine over ham.
Simmer at least 1/2 hour; baste if necessary.
If wine sauce is desired with ham, slightly thicken 2 cups of wine liquid.