Ham in crock-pot?

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  1. eXistenZ

    eXistenZ Play it.

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    Got thinking the other day it might be tasty. I usually just throw it in the oven for a few hours but my oven sucks.

    Anyone here ever cook a ham in a crock-pot?
     
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    No, but I dont see why not. Let us know how it turns out!
     

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    I've done it a few times in one of those bigger Nescoe roasters and it works out ok. Not sure how big your crock pot and/or your ham is but I don't see why it wouldn't work in a crock pot. If it's too small though you might just end up "boiling" your ham in all the juice. Otherwise, go for it.
     
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    Sure but it wont taste like oven roasted.

    I cut it into chunks and add either butter beans or northern beans.put it all in the crock pot and cook low for 4 hours.

    its even better with a sliced onion or some habanero peppers.lol.
     
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    You can make some kind of soup or beans with it. Just a ham in the crock might not be that good, but I don't know.
     
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    Put 4 foil balls, about 2 inches in diameter on the bottom of the crock pot (I use a 12 quart) and then put a cooling rack or metal collander on the balls. Put the ham on the rack (or in the collander) and gave it a rub or a glaze. Cook on low 8 hours.

    It won't steam or boil that way, it will slow roast.

    Works with whole chickens too.
     
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  7. eXistenZ

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    Good idea. I've done the chicken thing before, soooooo tender.
     
  8. KG4IDA

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    I've done that. Either with cut up potatoes and onions and a little water or wrapped in foil with hot sauce and liquid smoke. Both work well. I cook the first until the veggies are tender (about eight hours on low). I cook the second version about eight hours also.
     
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    I prefer crock pot over the oven for ham-----much more tender and moist. I highly recommend it.
     
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    +1 Ham and beans in a crock pot. mmm mmmmmmm good.
     
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    I'd love to try the whole chicken in the crockpot. Do you add anything else besides the whole chicken and spices??? Any liquid or veggies? A shot of Bourbon? :supergrin: Or is it just chicken and nothing but chicken?
     
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    I think I might try the chicken with a can of beer in my Pot tomorrow. Maybe as some spices and veggies?

    As for the ham- what do you add? This sounds really good, but what liquid goes into the pot?

    Thanks!
     
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    This thread is making me wish I had a crock pot.
     
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    Any more ideas?
     
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    Also tagging this one. I should write "food" in these post I tag so I can just search the forum and find all the ones I've tagged.... I think I'll do that. food
     
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    Heading to store now (guns and jacket on already) to get a new crock-pot, ham and needed ingredients.
     
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    Pics of the whole process.. I like write-ups.
     
  18. eXistenZ

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    So, went out and hit the super Wal Mart. Picked up this bad boy.

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    Got a 7.7 ish pound ham and got one of those vegetable steamer baskets and stuck in the bottom and then placed the ham on top.

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    Next came the fixin's. Pineapple, cloves, brown sugar, 7-up and maraschino cherries.

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    Latched on the lid, stuck in the probe, set it on low and once it hits the needed temperature (145*) it switches to warm.

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    In a few hours I'll let you know how it tastes.

    Any crock-pot shoppers that are interested here is the link: http://www.hamiltonbeach.com/progra...t-programmable-slow-cooker-with-spoonlid.html#
     
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    How was it man? It sure looked tasty as hell!
     
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    Same here stick a couple of cloves in the top plug er in and come back in 10-12 hours............. Liquid makes great gravy too! I have a timer and set it to come on while I am sleeping and shut off just before lunch <insert Homer drooling here>