Like a dry rub. But a glaze! For ham!
Because Beck loves ham. This was her birthday ham!
I didn’t really intend for it to happen that way, but I knew I wanted to show you a new Big Meat kind of dealio for Christmas, because turkey is all well and good but we kind of know how to do that, you know? So I decided to make a ham, but then I’d have a whole ham 3 weeks before Christmas. SO I MADE HAM FOR BECK’S BIRTHDAY. Aren’t you glad you know that. No question mark. I made little sandwiches for her party and diced up a ton of it for her, and everyone was pleased.
There is a local-ish regional chain called Honeybaked Ham where we live, and the price for ham there is exorbitant. Truly ridiculous. BUT, Honeybaked has this great sugary spicy crust and obviously there is a benefit to outsourcing a thing or two for holiday meals. I’m a big Honeybaked fan, but wanted to make my own for fun and to save money. Spoiler alert: this was super easy and delicious, and definitely something I’ll do myself again. It’s not time consuming at all, and I even bought a spiral-sliced ham for ease of serving. Whee!