Monday, December 27, 2010

Orange Baked Ham

Serve 20 for dinner Prep 15 min Cook 1 hr

  • 1 (10-12 pound) fully cooked, spiral-cut smoked ham on the bone
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 8 1/2 oz. orange marmalade
  • 1/2 cup French's Honey Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 orange, zested
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place the ham in a heavy roasting pan.
  2. Mince the garlic in a food processor. Add the marmalade, brown sugar, orange zest, and orange juice and process until smooth. Pour the glaze over the ham and bake for 1 hour, until the ham is fully heated and the glaze is well browned.
  3. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Honey Balsamic Green Bean

Serve 4 to 6 Prep 10 min Cook 30 min
  • 1 Lb green bean
  • 6 sweet peppers, seeded thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • Salt and freshly craked black pepper


Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium heat. Add the beans and blanch them for 3 to 4 minutes. Immediately remove the beans from the water and add them to an ice water to stop the cooking process. Drain.

In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and green beans. Cover, and cook for 10 minutes, stirring often. Oncover, then stir in the vinegar, honey, onion powder, and salt and pepper, to taste. Cook about 10 more minutes.

Transfer the beans to a serving bowl and serve.