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Old 01-13-2008, 05:50 PM   #1
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Frying up Country Ham

I usually do breakfast on Christmas morning. Usually it is bacon, eggs, gravy and biscuits, and country ham.

This is how I liking frying up the ham. I usually soak and rinse…soak and rinse the country ham to get some of the saltiness out. I let this one soak over night. Since country ham is cured you only really need to just warm it up. I like using a slice for frying. I place the slice in the iron skillet and fry it up (just getting it hot). After I fry up a few slices I then cut it up for biscuits. I then place the cut up pieces back in the skillet with a handful of brown sugar and a couple of tablespoons of water. It makes a nice sweet glaze which taste very well with the salty country ham.

You can get biscuit cuts of country ham but to me it is easier to fry the slice than many little pieces.

This brand of country ham is made right here in the small town I live in.

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Old 01-13-2008, 06:11 PM   #2
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Iron skillets rule !!!!!!
Never had country ham. Looks like I need to try some.
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Old 01-13-2008, 07:47 PM   #3
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That looked good. I like the brown sugar idea!
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Old 01-13-2008, 08:27 PM   #4
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I bet that is mighty tasty!!!
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Old 01-14-2008, 03:33 AM   #5
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Very nice. I think I have the same pan. (Lodge?) I like to use a little Dr Pepper or Coke to heat up country ham. Bet it was tasty indeed.
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Old 01-14-2008, 07:02 AM   #6
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Re: Frying up Country Ham

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Originally Posted by cleglue

This brand of country ham is made right here in the small town I live in.
What brand is that? I pass through Asheboro frequently and I haven't had any country ham in quite awhile. I wouldn't mind picking one up the next time I'm there.

(Edit) Never mind, I found your other post; Phillips Brothers, right??
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Sweet stuff is great on ham, bacon too. Add a little sugar to sliced bacon while frying
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:13 AM   #8
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Looks real good. You are so right about getting the salt out.
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Re: Frying up Country Ham

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This brand of country ham is made right here in the small town I live in.
What brand is that? I pass through Asheboro frequently and I haven't had any country ham in quite awhile. I wouldn't mind picking one up the next time I'm there.

(Edit) Never mind, I found your other post; Phillips Brothers, right??

Larry it is Phillip Brothers.

http://www.phillipsbrotherscountryhams. ... actus.html
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:57 AM   #10
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I love country ham. The only time I can get it is when the wife isnt with me. I think she is in cohoots with my Dr.
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