Northern Meat’s third Sample Saturday featured Hams from Dearborn Sausage and Smokehouse Glenn was demonstrating how he can spiral slice and glaze a delicious ham from Easter holiday dinner. Northern Meats is the only custom cut butcher shop in the area that can spiral slice and glaze a Dearborn ham for you.
I had a Dearborn ham for last Christmas and these hams taste delicious! Dearborn Hams are not water-added hams meaning that you are paying for a true weight in meat and not extra water. Water adding can also increase the salt content of the ham, which is never desirable.
Glenn was selling several hams this weekend and I had the chance to watch both his slicing and glazing procedures.
Here is Glenn using his spiral slicer on a Dearborn ham:
Now comes the glazing process to finalize that great Dearborn flavor: