Ham it up for Easter dinner
March 30, 2023
As you plan your Easter gatherings, don't forget to include everyone's favorite holiday dish: the ham centerpiece. According to the National Pork Board, around 70% of Americans serve ham for Easter each year.
But there is much more to know about it than "half or whole?" or "bone-in or boneless?"
Here are answers to some frequently asked questions:
Do I need a whole or a half ham? And how much ham will I need?
A whole ham typically weighs more than 10 pounds. That's a large chunk to deal with in a roasting pan, which is why many opt for half hams (whole hams cut in half).
With a bone-in h...