An uncured ham is ham that has not had any nitrates or nitrites added to it. Nitrates help preserve the color of the meat, making the ham more appealing to consumers. There is research indicating that intake of excessive... More » Food Food Facts Meat, Poultry & Seafood

Ham may be frozen from 1 to 6 months, depending on the type of ham. Uncooked ham usually freezes better than the cooked varieties. More » Food Food Facts Meat, Poultry & Seafood

Some good supermarket hams include Archer Farms spiral-sliced honey ham, Hillshire Farm brown sugar cured ham, Niman Ranch applewood smoked uncured spiral ham, Smithfield Paula Deen's crunchy glaze spiral sliced ham, and... More » Food Cooking Meat
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