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Old 04-01-2018, 11:30 PM   #1
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What To Do With Easter's Leftover Ham?

I made an eight pound Ham for Easter Supper.
Now I've got enough Ham leftover to last DH and I for the rest of the year!!!

So, could you share some thoughts on how you would use 7.5 lbs, of Ham?

Keeping in mind, we're talking about feeding only two people at a time.
Oh, and don't forget that DH does not like creamy dishes ... no mayo, nor cheesy, no white sauces.
I did search the WWW but came up with loads of recipes with either mayo or white sauces

Tomorrow's lunch will be Ham&Swiss on leftover Grands Crescent rolls.
Then I was thinking of a Ham & Potato Frittata for Sunday's Brunch.

Any other ideas?

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Old 04-01-2018, 11:31 PM   #2
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Oh yeah, the bone and the bitty pieces of meat are reserved for soup,
so I've got that part covered
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Old 04-02-2018, 12:19 AM   #3
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Kgirl, I looked at the 33 recipes in this collection and the vast majority look like something he would eat.
Some of these ideas for ham sound really delicious!!
https://www.delish.com/holiday-recip...r-ham/?slide=1
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Old 04-02-2018, 02:00 AM   #4
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...don't forget that DH does not like creamy dishes ... no mayo, nor cheesy, no white sauces...
No this, no that, no the other thing ...gosh, DH is no fun.

I plan on trying the "Bacon-Hash Brown Quiche" recipe that was in a recent Southern Living magazine. I'll substitute ham for the bacon...or maybe add ham with the bacon.

Other than using ham in various types of sandwiches, or as a side/mixed into eggs for breakfast (no matter what time of day), I can't suggest anything that isn't creamy, cheesy...in other words, yummy. Good luck, K-Girl!
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Old 04-02-2018, 02:12 AM   #5
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I freeze it in meal-sized portions for:

Just plain fried/reheated ham for dinner.

Grilled ham and cheese or baked ham and cheese sandwiches.

Ham and eggs.

Ham salad, ground ham with sweet pickles and mayo or mayo and horseradish.

Hash made with chopped ham and potatoes.

Salad topped with strips of ham and cheese.

Added to various homemade soups.

Think SPAM and substitute ham!
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Old 04-02-2018, 06:32 AM   #6
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My mother used to make a jambalaya with left over ham..it wasn't authentic by any means but it was good..
I make a ham and potato soup..just like potato bacon but sub the ham..
It goes well with beans in soup
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Old 04-02-2018, 07:14 AM   #7
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I freeze it in meal-sized portions for:

Just plain fried/reheated ham for dinner.

Grilled ham and cheese or baked ham and cheese sandwiches.

Ham and eggs.

Ham salad, ground ham with sweet pickles and mayo or mayo and horseradish.

Hash made with chopped ham and potatoes.

Salad topped with strips of ham and cheese.

Added to various homemade soups.

Think SPAM and substitute ham!
That's what I do. Ham freezes well.
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Old 04-02-2018, 09:56 AM   #8
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That's what I do. Ham freezes well.
Me too. The Foodsaver and I get busy, and it's nice to find little frozen ham packet surprises throughout the year.
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Old 04-02-2018, 10:08 AM   #9
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https://www.deliaonline.com/recipes/...itish/rissoles

I do these with ham at christmas, if I have any ham left.
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Old 04-02-2018, 11:02 AM   #10
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BBQ Ham sammiches.
Add some to a few cans of Bush's Baked beans

I freeze some for dog emergencies,they will take their meds now
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Old 04-02-2018, 12:18 PM   #11
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Ham fried rice is pretty good.
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Old 04-02-2018, 04:05 PM   #12
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We used to cut leftover ham into chunks and add it to a white sauce or hollandaise sauce with green peas added in. Serve on toast.
Also, fried ham and a side dish of au gratin potatoes go well together. And of course, using the ham and bone to make split green pea soup.
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Old 04-02-2018, 04:30 PM   #13
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The definition of eternity.... 2 people and a ham.
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Old 04-02-2018, 11:41 PM   #14
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Kgirl, I looked at the 33 recipes in this collection and the vast majority look like something he would eat.
Some of these ideas for ham sound really delicious!!
https://www.delish.com/holiday-recip...r-ham/?slide=1
KL, I would say that DH would eat about 2/3 to 1/2 of those dishes (I saw that online too), me, I would eat them ALL!!!

For lunch today, it was leftover Pillsbury's Grand Big & Buttery (ssshhhhh! ) Crescents split, warmed and stuffed with Ham&Cheese, YUM!
DH: Is there more?
Moi: No, but I can't finish mine, here.

`Member now, no butter, sour cream, cream cheese, creamy, cheesy, saucey-ooey-gooey, "ewww, I don't like that" stuff that you and would LOVE
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Old 04-03-2018, 12:37 AM   #15
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`Member now, no butter, sour cream, cream cheese, creamy, cheesy, saucey-ooey-gooey, "ewww, I don't like that" stuff that you and would LOVE
Simple. Let him make himself a ham sandwich, and make something you love with the leftover ham.
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Ham plus a fave veggie frittata

Quiche

Monte Cristos. Use fave preserves either inside or on the side for dipping. I use sliced chicken along with the ham/ cheese slices, I think it tastes better than deli turkey.

Grilled Ham and cheese sammies. Griddle the ham up a little or even until if frizzles. Spread a little mustard, then add cheese and finish like you normally do.
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KL, I would say that DH would eat about 2/3 to 1/2 of those dishes (I saw that online too), me, I would eat them ALL!!!

For lunch today, it was leftover Pillsbury's Grand Big & Buttery (ssshhhhh! ) Crescents split, warmed and stuffed with Ham&Cheese, YUM!
DH: Is there more?
Moi: No, but I can't finish mine, here.

`Member now, no butter, sour cream, cream cheese, creamy, cheesy, saucey-ooey-gooey, "ewww, I don't like that" stuff that you and would LOVE
Is he an alien? From Mars or Jupiter? How can anyone not like all of those "ooey-gooey" dishes? I'm a bit lactose intolerant, but I LOVE those things. Sour cream? Cream cheese? Butter? They make everything better!
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Old 04-03-2018, 11:01 AM   #18
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Ooh, I forgot about Minte Cristos.

Hmm, along the same lines is a pressed Cuban sandwich.

Going Asian again, ham can be minced and used in dumplings or eggrolls, or julienned and put in eggdrop soup.
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Go Cuban! It is great cubed and simmered in black beans with lots of garlic. Serve of rice.

And, SLOW roast a small pork butt, or even a couple pork steaks, and make this. Hey Lucy, I'm home!
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How about ham jerky? I've never made it, but other folks on the interwebs have. Obviously no extra salt needed, a brown sugar or spicy flavor might be nice.
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