At the Christmas table, the centerpiece of choice is often ham over turkey. But although we urge you to ditch the mail-order honey baked version in favor of the little effort required to make at home ham, there are a few general points you should know before you dive in.
To get you on the fast track to porcine deliciousness, the editors at KitchenDaily and Slashfood have put together an exhaustive ham primer and purchasing guide. Never cooked a ham at home, either? They've also got serving suggestions, and celebrity chef Curtis Stone's recipe for making your very own honey glazed ham in the comfort of your own home.