HOME      CONTACT      KATE'S GLOBAL KITCHEN      COOKBOOK PROFILES      GLOBAL DESTINATIONS      I LOVE DESSERTS      SHOPPING      SEARCH


Recipe

 

Carving a Ham

You can carve a Leg of Lamb about the same way.

Have butcher remove pelvic bone (Aitch bone) at butt end before roasting.

Lie the ham on its side. Cut slices parallel to the bone, removing the cushion of meat on the underside. Or remove as one piece and slice this at an angle against the grain. You want to be able to sit the ham on this surface, with the main cushion of meat accessible to carve. Sit the ham on this newly cut flat part.

At the shank end cut a V shaped wedge between the shin bone and the main leg bone. This lets you get your knife in. Cut thin slices down to the bone, moving towards the butt end. You can release these slices by inserting your knife in the V Shaped cut you made. The knife is held parallel to the bone, and cuts toward the butt end.

For second helpings, hold the ham on its side by the shank bone. Cut parallel on either sides of the bone to remove the meat and cut it against the grain.

For a half a ham, the same ideas apply. Release the bottom cushion to make a flat surface. Cut at right angles to the bone and turn your knife to release the slices.

After carving, in the kitchen remove all remaining meat from the bones to make deviled ham salad, ham omelets and the like.

 

Steve's #10 Recipes:

Carving a Ham
Carving a Prime Rib
Carving a Turkey
Christmas Eggnog
Latkes, Potato Pancakes for Hanukkah
Yorkshire Pudding
 

©1996, Steve K. Holzinger. All rights reserved.

 

This Archived Page created between 1994 and 2001. Modified August 2007


The Global Gourmet
The Global Gourmet®
Main Page

 

Shamrock
Irish Recipes for
St. Patrick's Day

   Clip to Evernote

Bookmark and Share

 

Twitter: @KateHeyhoe

 
Search this site:

Advanced Search
Recent Searches


Departments

Kate's Global Kitchen
Kate's Books
Cookbook Profiles
Global Destinations
Holiday & Party Recipes
I Love Desserts
On Wine
Shopping

Caffeine and You Caffeine and You
cooking kids Cooking with Kids
new green basics New Green Basics

Archives
Conversions, Charts
   & Substitutions
Search

About the
Global Gourmet®
   Contact Info
   Advertising
   Feedback
   Privacy Statement

Recent Cookbooks

Cooking Italian
175 Home Recipes
4-Hour Chef
Bakery Cookbook
Barefoot Contessa
Bouchon Bakery
Burma: Rivers of Flavor
Cake Mix Doctor
Comfort Food
Craft of Coffee
Crazy Sexy Kitchen
Daily Cookie
Fifty Shades Chicken
French Slow Cooker
Frontera - Rick Bayless
Gluten-Free Quick & Easy
Jerusalem: A Cookbook
Kitchen Science
Lidia's Favorite Recipes
Make-Ahead and Freeze
Modern Milkshakes
Modernist Cuisine
Mystic Cookbook
Paleo Slow Cooking
Picky Palate
Pop Bakery
Practical Paleo
Quick Family Cookbook
Saltie
Sensational Cookies
Smitten Kitchen
Southern Living Recipes
Sweet Life in Paris
Trader Joe's Vegetarian
True Food
Whole Larder

More Cookbooks

 

Kitchen & Home
Markdowns

 
.

Copyright © 1994-2013,
Forkmedia LLC

 

 


cat toysCatnip Toys
 

Kitchen & Home
Markdowns

 
,