**NOTE: A good meat thermometer is recommended for determining
when any type of meat is at the desired temperature.
Ham Heating Instructions
1. Remove netting from ham( if there is one).
2. Place ham (uncovered) in baking dish.
3. Bake at 325 degrees for approximately 10-15 minutes per
*Remember: these hams are FULLY COOKED and only need to be warmed.
METHOD 1: Preheat oven to 200. Heat a Large roasting pan over
2 burners on Med.-High heat. Place roast in pan and sear well
on all sides (until nicely brown –approx. 7-8 mins.) Remove
roast from pan. Set rack in pan and place roast on rack. Season
all sides of roast with salt and pepper. Roast approximately
30 minutes per pound or until a meat thermometer registers the
desired temperature (125 degrees for rare, 130 for medium-rare,
135-145 for medium, 150 or more for well-done)
METHOD 2: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Season roast with salt
and pepper. Place roast in roasting pan and roast for 10 minutes.
Reduce oven to 250 degrees and roast until meat thermometer
registers the desired temperature (see above)-approximately
15-30 minutes per pound.
Helpful Hints: Let roast stand for several hours at room temperature
before roasting. Place roast rib side down in pan. Let roast
stand, covered with foil, for 15 minutes before carving and
remember the temperature of the roast will rise approximately
5 degrees outside of the oven.
These recipes were derived from The Perfect Recipe and from
the Joy of Cooking
Preheat oven to 500 degrees . Place roast in pan and roast
at 500 degrees for 5 minutes per pound. Shut the oven off and
DO NOT OPEN IT for 45 minutes (more rare) to one hour (less
rare). Use a meat thermometer to check for desired temperature
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Place roast in a baking pan, uncovered.
Bake for approximately 25 minutes per pound. A cooking thermometer
placed in the center of the meat should read 160-165 degrees.
A pop-up timer should help with determining when your bird is
done. Cook your bird breast-side-down for the first 2/3 of the
cooking time then flip it breast-side-up for the remaining 1/3.
Approximate cooking times.
Cooking in 325 degree oven:
8-12 pounds cooks 3-4 1/2 hours
12-16 pounds cooks 3 ½ -5½ hours
16-20 pounds cooks 4-6 hours
20-24 pounds cooks 5-7 hours
* Add approximately one hour if the bird is stuffed
Recipe for a
holiday appetizer: Heat 1 block of cream cheese for
30 seconds in microwave. Add 1/2 pound of chipped dried
beef, stir, drizzle with hot sauce, and serve with crackers.
RECIPE FOR BABY BACK
Roast Ribs @ 350 degrees for 1 hour. Drain Fat. Pour Bbq
sauce over and bake an additional 45 minutes or until tender.
Use Ely BBQ Sauce or mix the following: 1 cup sugar, 1
small can tomato paste, 1/2 cup soy sauce, 6 TBSP rice wine
vinegar, 1 jar Hoisin sauce, chopped garlic