Does a cured smoked ham have to be cooked?

Answer Cured and smoked ham may be cooked, partially cooked or uncooked. Check the label to find out if the ham has been previously cooked. If the ham is partially cooked or is labeled "cook before eating... Read More »

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Are cured hams cooked?

Cured and smoked hams are usually not cooked. If a ham must be cooked after it is purchased it is labeled with cooking and safe handling instructions, according to the U.S. Department of Agricultur... Read More »

Are smoked turkey legs fully cooked?

On One Hand: Hot Smoking Cooks MeatWhen hot-smoking turkey, smoke and heat is applied directly to the meat. The smoke adds a preservative quality because it helps fat from going rancid. The heat ki... Read More »

Is a smoked butt portion ham already fully cooked?

Smoking is a method of cooking meat, so a smoked butt portion of ham is fully cooked when the smoking process has finished. You may want to heat the meat before serving it, but this is a matter of ... Read More »

How long can a smoked, cooked ham in original package be frozen?

You can keep smoked, cooked ham in the freezer in its original packaging as long as it wasn't originally stored in metal. If it was, put it in an airtight freezer bag for storage. You can leave smo... Read More »