Got ham? Transform your ham leftovers into something extra delicious.
My boys love ham. Love it. My husband can go either way on it, but now that the boys have a larger voice in culinary choices, we make ham about twice a year. I cook up a large honey-baked ham, sometimes in the crockpot, a pan full of the best scalloped potatoes on the planet, and a few vegetable sides.
In the days following we transform the leftovers into something new and different, but still delicious. The potatoes rarely last past one meal, anyway.
If we don’t feel like having ham several days in a row, we package it for the freezer. Actually, FishBoy16 does this. He is my resident “I-need-meat-for-it-to-be-a-meal” diner. Which isn’t totally true, because he does great with vegetarian meals, provided they have hearty, healthy fats like avocado or nuts included. So, whatever. Let’s just say he’s a big ham fan.
He does all the slicing and dicing and packages it in personal size packages for freezing. That way, anytime, he wants to make Ham and Eggs or another hammy breakfast dish, he’s ready to go.
Here are some of our favorite ham dishes to use up the Easter or Christmas leftovers: [Continue reading...]