Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Southern Ham Salad & Smithfield Spiral Sliced Ham {Giveaway Closed}

The Winner of the Smithfield Ham Giveaway is Jessica Todd!


Thanks to Smithfield, my family enjoyed a delicious Pecan Praline Spiral Sliced Smoked Ham over the Thanksgiving holiday. We usually have just turkey for Thanksgiving, but it was nice having the addition of a ham. I love Smithfield Hams because they're simple to prepare. Basically you just have to heat them up, so it doesn't get any easier than that.

I prepared the ham as directed in a preheated 325°F oven. Smithfield Hams only need to be warmed 10 to 12 minutes per pound (do not to overheat). After removing the ham from the  oven, let the ham sit for 5 minutes before adding the glaze. Let glazed ham sit for 5 minutes before serving to allow glaze to melt over the ham. We loved the Smithfield Ham and it turned out really moist and delicious. Everyone loved it especially the Praline Pecan Glaze. 

After supper we had plenty of leftovers, so I separated the ham in packages to use in a few ham recipes (always my favorite part). The ham bone and some additional ham pieces went in one freezer bag for crock pot ham and beans, and the remainder was used in this Southern Ham Salad pictured above. I love ham salad! It's super simple to make and perfect on crackers or on a sandwich. 

All Smithfield Spiral Hams are fully cooked, hand trimmed, and uniformly sliced for quality, naturally hickory smoked and made with natural juices to create it's legendary flavor.
Smithfield offers three glaze flavors and is available at grocery stores nationwide

  • Honey: The sweet and tangy flavor of the Honey glaze makes the Smithfield Hickory Smoked Spiral Sliced ham a hit at any gathering.
  • Caramel Apple: The taste of sweet Caramel Apple flavor is a perfect complement on top of the family favorite Smithfield Hickory Smoked Spiral sliced ham.
  • Pecan Praline: Pecan Praline glazed on a Smithfield Hickory Smoked spiral sliced ham offers a traditional southern flavor providing consumers with a sweet and savory taste.

My favorite ham salad is Paula Deen's recipe, so I included it below.



Southern Ham Salad

2 - cups leftover ham, chopped in a food processor
1/2 - cup finely diced celery
1/4 - cup minced onion
1 - teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 - hard boiled eggs, chopped
1/4 - cups sweet or hot pickle relish
1/2 - cup mayonnaise   

Mix all the ingredients together until well blended. Spread on crackers or bread. 

Adapted from: Paula Deen  


To help make Christmas a little easier on your budget, Smithfield wants to give one Mommy's Kitchen reader a Pecan Praline Spiral Sliced Ham of their own. I hope this will help one family out as much as it did mine.
 
To enter to win the Smithfield holiday spiral ham for your Christmas gathering, leave a comment below.   

Mandatory Entry:
Leave a comment at the end of this post telling me what your favorite ham recipe is?

Bonus Entry: 
Tweet the following for a bonus entry and leave a separate comment:
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Note: My friend Laura from Real Mom Kitchen is also giving away a Smithfield Ham, so stop by her blog for another chance to win.  

The Giveaway starts today December 10th, 2013 and ends on December 13th, 2013. This Giveaway is open to US & Canadian Residents Only due to shipping charges. If you post Anonymously please leave a email address in your comment, so I can contact you in the event that you are the winner. One winner will be chosen using random.org. Winner will have 24 hours to reply to the winning email or a new winner will be chosen.

For more information about Smithfield Hams (with recipes, entertaining and cooking tips) visit their Website, Facebook page or Twitter. page. You can also click HERE to locate the nearest Smithfield retailer. 



Disclosure: I received a Smithfield Spiral Sliced Ham for the purpose of this review. As always the  opinions stated above are 100% entirely my own. I have not been compensated for this review.

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Unknown said... #

I love ham anyway it's prepared, but I really like to just take slices and lightly brown it in a skillet and make sandwiches out of it.

Unknown said... #

Ham is probably my favorite meat. Absolute endless recipes on so many different recipes you can put it in. Love to lightly fry slices and make sandwiches. My husband just likes to take slices right of ham and use in sandwiches.

Susan B said... #

Ham and eggs and biscuits!
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Anonymous said... #

I just love ham baked in a cooking bag!!

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Ky said... #

I love ham mixed in with cheesy Funeral Potatoes. Comfort food at its finest!

kthy said... #

Would love to try any of the lovely hams!

barbara hawes said... #

yummy ham with pineapple brown sugar glaze. then leftover ham sandwiches with Hawaiian rolls and some good potato salad

Unknown said... #

I use bone and leftover ham for bean soup.

Jessica To said... #

I like a plain spiral ham with macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes as a side!
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Anonymous said... #

We love baked ham, ham salad, ham sandwiches, and ham & beans. We just love ham!
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Patsy said... #

I love putting a piece of ham in a homemade roll!
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kim said... #

my fav ham recipe is ham potatoes and eggs!

Anonymous said... #

My favorite recipe is ham with pineapple and cherries on the outside and baste with Coke! YUMMY!

Anonymous said... #

My favorite recipe is ham with pineapple and cherries on the outside and baste with Coke! YUMMY!
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Anonymous said... #

My favorite recipe is ham with pineapple and cherries on the outside and baste with Coke! YUMMY!
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KirovMom said... #

We love ham on biscuits and also omelets with chopped ham and cheddar... Then again, I also love ham in my bean recipes!

Amy said... #

I love ham sandwiches!

Anonymous said... #

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Darlene Epps said... #

I never turn down ham A grill ham and cheese sandwich is the best.

Jessie said... #

I love to flavor soup with ham!

Cheryl S. said... #

My favorite ham recipe is baked with pineapple, brown sugar, and ginger ale and then to make ham gravy from the drippings. Delicious!

Thank you for the giveaway!

Cheryl S. said... #

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Anonymous said... #

I make Ham and scalloped potatoes in my crock pot. I use onion, slightly cooked potatoes, and brocoli cheese soup.I put cheddar cheese in it as well. My family loves it very much.

Anonymous said... #

I like Mommy's Kitchen because most of the recipes are things I like to eat!!!
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Anonymous said... #

Oops! I love ham in Red beans and rice, best!

Ildiko said... #

One of my favorite ham recipes is Hurry Up Ham Carbonara. Sooooooo good!!! I also love sweet potato and ham chowder!!! ♥

♡♥♬ Carolsue ♡♥♬ said... #

I like ham sandwiches and also in bean soup.
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♡♥♬ Carolsue ♡♥♬ said... #

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debbid said... #

I love baked ham as an entre and of course ham sandwiches

Dee said... #

We love Macaroni Ham and Cheese Casserole! Thanks!
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Anonymous said... #

My favorite use for ham is quite simple...Butter Beans seasoned with the ham bone. Yum!!
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Debra from Bungalow said... #

A ham with a little brown sugar glaze and served with sweet potatoes. Love it!

Terry Lee Thomas said... #

Ham salad. My grandbabies love ham and eggs

Renae said... #

My favorite ham recipe is: I get a ham and melt butter all around it, and rub light brown sugar all around it and pour the juice from my whole pineapples around it and bake it, about half way through I put about 4 pineapples on the ham and bake for the other half of the time. So delish and sweet!

Anonymous said... #

my favorite is boiled ham with potatoes. I also like it baked with pineapple and brown sugar.

Ann McFarland said... #

My favorite is using the ham bone to make great vegetable soup. I also like the ham on sandwiches or as an entree. I just soak the ham good with Coca Cola and bake according to the recommendation concerning the number of pounds.

Angela said... #

I love homemade macaroni and cheese and ham casserole. Thanks for a great giveaway!

M.j. said... #

Just the spiral sliced ham with scalloped potatoes, corn, rolls the fixins............ciao4now64 at yahoo dot com.

M.j. said... #

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Unknown said... #

I like to make Quiche with my leftover ham.

Owen Brenner ob9s@virginia.edu said... #

HAMBONE!!! for a soup, of course.

Annette said... #

I like using the leftovers to make ham and potato frittata.

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Annette said... #

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Anonymous said... #

Everyone in my home loves ham!! My husband makes the best brown sugar glaze ever for hams!!

maegan said... #

Love love love ham!!!

Jennifer I. said... #

I like my ham with green eggs. lol - Sorry! I like all ham. Doesn't matter. Sliced by itself, on a sandwich, or grilled w/ cheese.

Aimee B said... #

I love a ham quiche

Paula kennedy said... #

Nothing better than a ham and cheese sandwich.

Anonymous said... #

I love ham just about anyway you can fix it and buy more than needed for immediate meal! I don't do fancy things with ham, maybe some pineapple, cherries and a brown sugar sauce and that's about it. I then use the leftovers for various items like a good grilled ham and cheese sandwich, ham and eggs and then if any still remains (which is doubtful) I love it for Ham and Beans or ham in an augratin or scallop casserole!

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Anonymous said... #

I like ham about any way, but especially in ham salad.

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Mindy said... #

I have so many favorite ham recipes. On the top of the list would be Hawaiian pizza made with bacon, ham & pineapple. Another favorite would be Ham , cheese & green onion quiche.

Joan said... #

My favorite way to serve ham is just simply take a slice of country ham and lightly fry it. With the drippings, make some red eye gravy and you've got heaven on a plate.

Raven Simons said... #

Ham with pineapple and brown sugar and the leftovers in a lovely deviled ham and also baked beans.

Diana Haines said... #

ham with a cherry 7up glaze...yum
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paula said... #

I love hm in an omelet.

Phyllis said... #

Love ham at Christmas, but love the leftovers, too - ham quiche, ham Panini sandwiches, fried ham and biscuits, ham and peas casserole.

Judy W said... #

I love ham salad and ham omelets!
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Anonymous said... #

Ham and beans in the crock pot!! jmlhimes@yahoo.com

bluang3lbby said... #

Definitely have to be ham and cheese sandwiches with the poppy seed or mustard dressing.

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