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Old 12-30-2005, 01:50 PM   #11
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Hey ITK check out this thread. In it I post a recipe for Sam's Brandied Chicken which uses leftover ham as a topping. It is a complete crowd pleaser. Never met anyone who DIDN'T like it. Even if you don't like that recipe there are some other ideas in there.
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Old 12-30-2005, 06:01 PM   #12
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Fry up some ham slices (preferably a country ham), make red eye gravy (prefer to use Coke, real not the diet kind, instead of coffee).

Fry up some eggs.

Fry up some taters.

Serve with fresh cooked bisquits.

That is my idea of a breakfast, or a dinner for that matter.
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Old 12-30-2005, 06:11 PM   #13
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This recipe is one of my favorite ways to use ham. I use whatever amount of ham I feel like using. My mom used to make this recipe with SPAM when I was a kid, but I switched the SPAM for ham a few years ago.

Ham Divan Bake

1 lb. broccoli florets

3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon onion powder
teaspoon dry mustard
1 cups milk
Ham
4 cheese slices or 4 oz. shredded cheddar cheese


Cook broccoli in a small amount of boiling salted water. Melt butter. Blend together flour, onion powder, and dry mustard. Stir in milk. Cook over medium heat, stir until mixture thickens and boils. Add cheese and stir until cheese melts. Arrange broccoli in a single layer in buttered 12x8 baking dish. Pour half of the sauce over broccoli. Overlap ham slices over the broccoli. Pour remaining sauce over the top. Bake at 425 for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.
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Old 12-30-2005, 10:28 PM   #14
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Thanks for your time and suggestions. They sound so good and quick. Just have to make up my mind which one to try next. Don't want them to know what I am trying to do by trying to hide the basic item. Then they start complaining that I am fixing ham too much but I sure do not like to put in freezer. Just gets too full of ice or something. Flavor not the same.
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Old 12-31-2005, 01:13 AM   #15
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I end up making potato soup with my leftover ham.
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Old 12-31-2005, 04:55 PM   #16
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Scalloped potatoes and ham
cube ham,peel and slice 6 to 8 med potatoes. 1 onion sliced, put in a roaster that has been sprayed with a oil. 2 cans of cream of chicken soup, one can water, one can milk. Salt and Pepper to taste. 2 tlb flour.Mix well with a wire whip and add to potatoes and ham.Cover and bake at 350 for 1 hr or longer if need be. potatos should be fork tender.
I used your recipe last night, and have to say it was a little soupier (altho deelish) than I would have expected. Had to cook it hotter and longer than what you prescribed.

We ate it out of bowls instead of plates. Have to admit I forgot the flour -d'ya think that would have made it way mo' bettah?
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Old 12-31-2005, 08:11 PM   #17
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pea soup, navy bean soup ... those dried "mixes" in your market's bean aisle are fine...make the broth with spme of the ham and bone and you'll have a great pot of soup
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Old 01-01-2006, 07:07 AM   #18
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Thanks for making me hungry for soup. Give us a ham bone and we always have to decide what one to make. Would include lentil soup in that, always a favorite.

Have ground our leftover ham to make a spread, and just plain old ham sandwiches - get a nice bread or roll and put on anything you want. Mustard, chutney, you name it.

Or how about a fritatta? Some onion and fresh red or green pepper, a bit of hot sauce, cheese (Swiss, cheddar, mozzarella, whatever you have). a pinch of Italian seasoning (or any seasonings you like), oh, yes, and eggs.

Or how about eggs Benedict?

Or just scramble some eggs with diced ham, mushrooms, maybe some spinach, a bit of Parmesan perhaps, a dash of hot sauce, now that is living.

I think it was Dorothy Parker who said 'Infinity is a ham and two perople'.

We like ham and are only two people, so we will try almost anything.
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Old 08-26-2008, 03:08 AM   #19
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Layer slices of ham and sliced onions in your scalloped potaotes, for a side dish.
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Layer slices of ham, onions and mixed veggies in you scalloped potaotes, for a casserole.

Save the meaty bone for soup.
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