This holiday glazed ham recipe has been sponsored in partnership with California Giant Berry Farms. As always, all opinions expressed are my own.
Easter dinner (or brunch, depending on the year) always means one of two dishes for my family: roasted leg of lamb or glazed ham. Both are crowdpleasers, but when it comes to effortless, yet elegant entertaining for a large group, few dishes fit the bill more than spiral-sliced ham. Since this type of ham is pre-cooked, all you need to do is heat it through in the oven and caramelize the exterior with your favorite glaze. Like many, I love pairing sweet fruit with the smoky, salty flavor of ham. With spring heralding the start of prime strawberry season, it’s the perfect time to dress up your Easter ham with a fresh strawberry sauce. For my Strawberry-Chipotle Glazed Ham, I simmer strawberry puree with brown sugar, honey, and a touch of chipotle in adobo until thick and glossy, and brush it onto the ham for the last 30 minutes of baking. It’s some of the best flavors of spring, with a hint of heat in the background to balance the sweetness….