Food Recipe of the Day: Cherry Glazed Turkey Ham

Cherry Glazed Turkey Ham

1 can ( 16 oz. ) dark pie cherries, juice reserved
1/2 c. orange juice
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 1/2 Tbs. cornstarch
1 tsp. dry mustard
1 whole turkey ham ( about 4 LB. )
2 slices canned pineapple, cut in half
Whole cloves

In medium saucepan over medium heat, combine cherry juice, orange juice, brown sugar, cornstarch, and mustard. Stirring constantly, cook until mixture thickens, and becomes glossy. Set aside. With a knife, make diagonal diamond cuts, about 1/4 inch deep, over top of ham. Arrange pineapple slices on top, using whole cloves to hold in place. Stick whole cloves in remaining diamonds. In lightly greased 11 x 9 x 1 inch baking pan, place ham. Spoon 1/4 of glaze over ham and heat heat according to package directions., basting several times with glaze. Stir cherries into remaining glaze, heat through out. To serve, slice ham and top slices with glaze.


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