Cooking the perfect ham is more difficult than it looks, and we’ve broken it down into easy steps.
When buying a city ham, you’ll most likely encounter one of three different water content categories: ham with natural juices, ham with water added, and ham and water products. This all refers to protein-to-water ratio. In general, the more water a ham contains, the less expensive it will be. Ham with natural juices has the least amount of added water and is the best for special occasions. Water added is best for steaks and water products is best for sandwiches.