Roast Fresh Ham

Preparation info
  • Makes

    16 to 20

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Baked fresh ham basted with apple juice calls for sweet potatoes


  • 1 (12 lb.) fresh ham
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1


  • Score fat or skin of ham in diamond pattern. Rub well with one cut garlic clove, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with caraway seeds.
  • Place roast, fat side down, on bed of onions, carrots, remaining garlic cloves, bay leaves and cloves. Add water.
  • Roast, uncovered, 1 hour in slow to moderate oven (325 to 350°). Turn fat side up; insert meat thermometer. Roast