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Thistle Hill ham…

..using Curt’s go-to recipe with thanks to “everydaymaven.com”.

It starts with scoring the ham than patting on a mixture of cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, allspice and kosher salt. Have to punch cloves in, of course.

Thistle Hill Farm Ham
Photo by Curt Humphreys

After 1:15 in an oven, baste with a sixth of a cup of maple syrup. Cook 15 minutes more and baste with more maple syrup. Bake another 15 to 30 minutes and after your family has at it, it will look something like this!

Thistle Hill Farm Cut Ham
Photo by Curt Humphreys

Call me a traitor, but no traditional Virginia ham ever tasted this good!

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