Ham-A-Pa-Looza

THE GOOD NEWS:     The Friday before Easter, ham was on sale and I bought one.

THE BAD NEWS:        Easter was the following Sunday.

THE GOOD NEWS:     We had ham that Sunday.

THE BAD NEWS:         By the end of the week, even I was “hammed out.”

THE GOOD NEWS:      Hams were still on sale for Easter so I bought one and froze it.

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Ham out on the grill.  What?? You’ve never had “Ham Incognito?”

This would be the ham from the freezer.

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Ahhh, there she be !!! A couple of hours on low heat just to warm it through.

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This would be the first time that I had ever tried making gravy from a ham.

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Straining out the lumps and what not from the “gravy.”

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Get ready Porky, the knife is coming for you !

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Some potato galette and steamed green beans to go with the ham.

Oh, and the “gravy.”  Now I know why you don’t make gravy with ham juices.  It was just a little bit salty. Not quite Dead Sea salty, but close.

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For day two of the ham, it was fried ham and hash browns.

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After day two, this is what was left.

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The survivors for day three.

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Chopped it up and into the food processor.

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All chopped up.

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The fixn’s for “ham salad.”

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Mix,mix,mix.

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Eureka !!! Ham Salad !!!

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A nice ham salad sandwich with tater tots.

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Day four.  I’m using the ham bone from the first ham that I had saved in the freezer and the current ham.

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Another great pot of split pea soup that should last me a week for my lunches.

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5 comments on “Ham-A-Pa-Looza

  1. Wow! Looks great! You definitely didn’t ham this one up.

  2. What a huge ham festive,
    great and fun meals you’ve had!
    i’m jealous now my friend!

  3. Matt says:

    See, Ham is the most versitile thing ever!

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