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Sweet Hot Plum Glazed Ham

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“From April 2007 issue of Southern Living. The photo of this ham looks delicious. I'm planning to make this for Easter dinner.”
3hrs 15mins

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  1. Combine the preserves, orange juice, lime juice, mustard, honey, ginger and red pepper in a saucepan.
  2. On medium high heat, bring to a boil, constantly stirring.
  3. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer (still stirring constantly) until the preserves are melted and the mixture is blended.
  4. Reserve half of this plum mixture in a microwave bowl.
  5. Trim the excess fat on the ham to 1/8" thickness and cut shallow diamond patterns over the entire ham.
  6. Place the ham on a rack in a foil lined pan.
  7. Brush ham with some of the plum mixture that is still in the saucepan.
  8. Bake the ham, uncovered, at 350 degrees on the lower oven rack for 1 1/2 hours.
  9. Baste with the plum mixture in the saucepan every 30 minutes.
  10. Loosely cover the ham with foil and bake 1 hour 45 minutes, basting every 30 minutes.
  11. A meat thermometer should register 140 degrees in the thickest portion.
  12. Let the ham stand for 15 minutes before slicing.
  13. Warm the reserved plum mixture in a microwave and serve with the ham.
  14. Place the ham on a platter and garnish with the fruit and onions.
  15. Sprinkle the sesame seeds over the garnish.

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