Easter ham glaze
If ham is on your Easter menu, try this easy glaze: Combine 1/2 cup honey-type mustard, 1/2 cup orange marmalade and 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger. Brush mixture on ham frequently during the last hour of baking. (Makes 1 cup, enough for a 14-pound ham.)
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Made with olive oil
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