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Is it ok to freeze a big ham?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:28 PM on Nov. 29, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Yep definitely! And you do not need to slice it up if you do not want to.. especially if it has a bone or you are saving it for a special occasion.
    MamaJasmine

    Answer by MamaJasmine at 4:14 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • It's best to freeze large items in smaller portions, because longer freezing and thawing times can promote bacteria growth and cause crystalization of the moisture inside the product which decreases quality. However, if you have a deep freezer that would help somewhat.
    DazzlednSeattle

    Answer by DazzlednSeattle at 2:32 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • I would slice it into steaks before freezing it and thenheat them in a skillet as youneed them. If you plan to cook the whole ham at once, I would probablly cut it in half so it can freeze and thaw better.
    .science.mom.

    Answer by .science.mom. at 3:57 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • definitely. but if i get one of those i cut it up into chunks or slices or something first, because i do not ever need to cook a whole ham at once - i can just pull out one chunk or whatever for each meal i use it for.
    annanonnymommy

    Answer by annanonnymommy at 4:04 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • freeze - yes or refreeze - no
    mrsljamieson

    Answer by mrsljamieson at 11:58 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

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