traditional bone-in butt half ham
1 can pineapples in heavy syrup
dark brown sugar (to taste)
6oz ginger ale
Rinse Ham and place in baking pan. Pour ginger ale over ham. Pin Pineapples to ham with toothpicks. (you will probably not use them all) Mix brown sugar with heavy syrup from can of pineapples and pour over the ham. Sprinkle ham with nutmeg and cinnamon (about a Tbs each). Use a spoon to evenly mix the mixture in the bottom of the pan. Cover with foil and bake.
note: packaging on ham should have baking instructions. Normally baking 25min for each pound at 325.
OR use a glaze:
1/4 c. honey
1 tbsp. water or orange juice
1/2 tsp. Dijon style mustard
Dash of ground cloves
Mix all ingredients, heat slightly in microwave to enhance pourability or spreadability. Brush on baking ham during the last 15 minutes. Drizzle over baking sliced ham strips.