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Old 12-20-2013, 08:33 AM   #1
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What is a spiral-cut ham?

What is a "spiral cut" ham! I keep hearing you mention it but have no idea what it is. How is it different from any other ham. Is it tunnel-boned? Ready sliced in a special way? Sliced raw to be cooked in separate slices rather than whole? I've run out of ideas.
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Old 12-20-2013, 08:46 AM   #2
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What is a "spiral cut" ham! I keep hearing you mention it but have no idea what it is. (It may have a different name over here!)
It is a pre-cut ham that is machine cut spirally down the length (imagine standing the ham on end and turning it as it gets cut from top to bottom). Basically for ease of carving, although it does open it up to get your glaze into the meat and not just on top.
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Old 12-20-2013, 08:58 AM   #3
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I'm not a big fan of eating a slab of ham; I prefer to cut it up and use it in other recipes. A spiral-sliced ham makes that much easier.

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Old 12-20-2013, 09:29 AM   #4
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It is a pre-cut ham that is machine cut spirally down the length (imagine standing the ham on end and turning it as it gets cut from top to bottom). Basically for ease of carving, although it does open it up to get your glaze into the meat and not just on top.

Good description. If you could remove it from the bone in one piece, you'd have a ham slinky.
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Old 12-20-2013, 11:23 AM   #5
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Fun for a girl or a boy.
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Old 12-20-2013, 11:58 AM   #6
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Good description. If you could remove it from the bone in one piece, you'd have a ham slinky.
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Old 12-20-2013, 12:17 PM   #7
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Fun for a girl or a boy.
but only when supervised by a responsible adult....that's me out.........
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Old 12-20-2013, 12:31 PM   #8
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I sorta feel sorry for Jewish people and Muslims for missing out on wonderous ham. We use every part of the pig except the "oink".


Hmmm...ham slinky.

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but only when supervised by a responsible adult....that (counts) me out.........
Yeah....I let Harry watch the nephew for me, and the kid came back with a tattoo of a pin-up girl on his arm.
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Old 12-20-2013, 12:36 PM   #9
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I sorta feel sorry for Jewish people and Muslims for missing out on wonderous ham. We use every part of the pig except the "oink".


Hmmm...ham slinky.
yup,i'd just lie on me back,mouth open,at the foot of the stairs...homer simpson style.....mmmmmm,hammmmmm!
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Yeah....I let Harry watch the nephew for me, and the kid came back with a tattoo of a pin-up girl on his arm.
guess you're not gonna pay me for baby sitting then,mac...sheesh,ya do a guy a favour & that's all the thanks yer get....
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