Whole Fresh Ham Special for the Holiday Season

To Order a Ham: email padgett_arnold [at] sequatchiecovefarm [dot] com

Sequatchie Cove Farm has a very limited number of whole fresh Hams.
These hams weigh about 12 to 15 pounds and cost $4/pound

The Ultimate Holiday Meals:

How to cook the ham for the holidays:
Optional:  Brine the ham for at least 24 hours
Cook at 325 – elevated a little – use a meat thermometer and cook till 140 then let sit for 20 minutes – it will end up at 155.
Use the drippings to make your gravy
It is that simple

Brine: 8qt. of water
1 cup of kosher salt
½ cup of sugar
Heaping tsp of cloves
Heaping tsp allspice
Bring it all to a boil then let it totally cool off and brine ham .

What to do with the left over’s the next day – (the best part)

Make Cuban Sandwiches!!!
How to:
Slice of Sequatchie Cove Creamery cheese
Slices of ham –
Plenty of Moho sauce
Put on firm bread and butter outside and use a weight and press flat onto a hot cast iron Lodge skillet – do both sides

Moho Sauce:
½ cup olive
6 minced garlic cloves – heat these two together
Add 1/3 cup orange juice
1/3 cup lemon
Tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
½ tsp cumin
Cook it all quickly
Add some mayonnaise to thicken

What to do with the bone, fat and meat scraps:
Add whatever – herbs, thyme, parsley, hot pepper – and plenty of water – simmer 2 to 7 hours
Strain – cool – take fat off
Cook beans separate from stock – then serve beans in soup stock

From Bill Keener
Sequatchie Cove Farm
Bill [dot] keener [at] sequatchiecovefarm [dot] com


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