Ham Croquettes

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Appears in
The Glory of Southern Cooking

By James Villas

Published 2007

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Why ham croquettes, once a prized staple in every Southern department store tearoom, country club clubhouse, and smart home dining room, fell into disfavor years ago continues to baffle me. “It’s a disgrace,” says renowned Southern food writer Jean Anderson, “and I suspect it’s because the health police tried to frighten people away from anything fried. I loved ham and chicken croquettes as a child, and I love them now.” Well, I haven’t seen much evidence lately that Southerners are very fr