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Easter is right around the corner, which for many people means ham will soon be appearing on the family dinner table.

How to prepare this recipe

How to make the Perfect Ham for Easter.
The coming together of family is a hallmark of the holiday season, and food serves as the binding agent across generations. This post delves into recipes that make for great starting points for family traditions, dishes that can be shared at holiday parties, or even prepared for smaller, more intimate gatherings.
Should you be on the hunt for a standout main course for a special event, you might consider an Easter ham.
The task of preparing ham may seem formidable given its status as a significant entrée, and it’s imperative to avoid any cooking errors, particularly if you’re playing host. Despite this, cooking a flawless ham is surprisingly easy and ideal for any special occasion.
One of my treasured family recipes, which I have yet to showcase on my blog, is my mother’s Easter ham recipe. It’s a versatile recipe that works wonders for breakfast or dinner. While it involves easy prep and finishing touches, it’s critical to begin early since the ham requires a few hours of cooking.


Perfect Ham Recipe (Video)

Cooking method: Boiling
Difficulty: beginner
Prep timeCook TimeRest TimeTotal Time
5 min 180 min - 185 min
Servings: 6 person
Calories: 364kcal
Best season: spring

Dating back to ancient times,

ham has been a popular food since the domestication of pigs. The Middle Ages in Europe saw the advent of curing and smoking ham, as a means of preserving meat for the winter season. In America, ham became popular during the colonial era and has continued to be a staple in American cuisine.

Today, ham comes in various types, such as smoked, cured, and fresh. It is enjoyed in a multitude of ways, from being the star of the main course to being used as breakfast meat or in sandwiches.
With our perfect ham recipe, you can relish this scrumptious dish from the comfort of your own home.



  1. Cut the onion in quarters, and garlics in half.

  2. Place all the ingredients in a pot, cover with water, then with lid and cook until tender.

  3. After is cooked, remove ham from water, set aside, let it cool down.

    Serve with bread, easter eggs, horse radish cream for breakfast or your favourite side dish for dinner.

    Enjoy! Good Appetite!

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