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Old 04-24-2011, 11:30 AM   #11
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...I reckon ham is durn near as versatile.
I think I started a thread here way back about how versatile ham is. I think it's the most versatile meat there is.

Did anyone say antipasto yet?
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Old 04-24-2011, 12:18 PM   #12
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Oh no..... I don't have enough leftover ham for all of these great ideas.

Guess I better go get another ham!

Thank you all soooooooooo much for your input.

Some awesome ideas here and you can bet I will be utilizing them !

Thanks to everyone !!
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Old 04-24-2011, 01:11 PM   #13
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good one Bea:
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the definition of eternity is two people with a ham.
"Green Eggs and Ham" (the kids loved it)
I mentioned on another thread somewhere what I used to do with leftover Easter eggs, and ham. Put a layer of cooked and squeezed dry spinach on the buttered bottom of a 9X13 pan. Quarter, or slice all the leftover eggs, lay on top of the spinach. Sprinkle the eggs with diced leftover ham, and top the whole thing with a nice rich cheese sauce. Delish for brunch or dinner.
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Old 04-24-2011, 01:22 PM   #14
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How about special sandwiches?

Croque Monsieur

Croque Madame

or my all-time favorite, the Monte Cristo!


Monte Cristo (serving size 1/2 sandwich)
Ingredients:
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups milk
  • 8 slices Texas Toast bread
  • 1 lb Sliced ham
  • 1 lb Sliced turkey
  • ½ lb Sliced Swiss cheese
  • box of toothpicks
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Combine flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Beat eggs with milk; stir into flour mixture until smooth.
Make 4 sandwiches with Texas Toast bread, ham, turkey and Swiss cheese and cut in half diagonally, corner to corner. Secure each sandwich half with toothpicks. Dip each sandwich half in batter to coat. Deep fry for 3 minutes, turning once, until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Remove toothpicks, plate, and dust with powdered sugar. Serve with a huge dollop of strawberry preserves. Add a sliced strawberry salad with crème fraiche, if desired
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Old 04-24-2011, 02:02 PM   #15
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good one Bea:
"Green Eggs and Ham" (the kids loved it)
I mentioned on another thread somewhere what I used to do with leftover Easter eggs, and ham. Put a layer of cooked and squeezed dry spinach on the buttered bottom of a 9X13 pan. Quarter, or slice all the leftover eggs, lay on top of the spinach. Sprinkle the eggs with diced leftover ham, and top the whole thing with a nice rich cheese sauce. Delish for brunch or dinner.
You come up with some great sounding dishes.
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Old 04-24-2011, 03:06 PM   #16
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did anyone mention chicken cordon bleu, broccoli/ham/cheese balls, or cuban sandwiches?
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Old 04-24-2011, 03:45 PM   #17
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Here's a delicious soup with ham:
POTATO SOUP WITH TWO CHEESES
Potato Soup With Two Cheeses Recipe - Food.com - 13647
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Old 04-24-2011, 03:52 PM   #18
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You come up with some great sounding dishes.
Awwww, thank you Pac! You made my day. Means a lot coming from one of my favorite DC cooks.
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Old 04-24-2011, 07:28 PM   #19
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One of my faves is to cube any leftover ham and then use that packaged cream white sauce, add some cooked green peas, a dash of Worcestershire, salt and pepper. Served on toast or with a side of mashed potatoes. I suppose it's the same thing as creamed chipped ham on toast, but with the peas added.
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Old 04-24-2011, 07:32 PM   #20
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A few scraps and the bone will put you well on your way to Red Beans & Rice.....

Enjoy!
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