Big Green Egg - EGGhead Forum - The Ultimate Cooking Experience...
Are you happy it’s finally National BBQ Month? While we like to BBQ year round, May is our favorite because the whole country is celebrating delicious food. If you’re new to cooking BBQ on your EGG, check out our Smoking Basics Publication...if not, proceed to some of our favorite recipes! We love Dr. BBQ’s Coffee Rubbed Brisket, Famous Dave’s Sticky Ribs and Virginia Willis’ Pulled Pork. Pair with this cheesy favorite for a winning way to start off May!

Big Green Egg headquarters has moved - come visit our new showroom and check out the museum and culinary center too! 3786 DeKalb Technology Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340

Egrets Ham?

MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
edited 9:42AM in EggHead Forum
OK I am a little dumb this am I guess. I know that Egret has another world famous recipe out there besides his chili?? Did he do the ham at the Ocala after party that was so good? I have a 20 lb one to cook and want to honor the man again :kiss: Or if anyone has a good one to share? my search is messed up??? :evil:
·

Comments

  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 7,821
    You would honor him again.

    Pork, Ham, Bourbon, Maple, Egret

    *This is a truncated version of Maple-Bourbon Glazed Ham that was posted on theforum (author unknown).


    INGREDIENTS:
    Maple-Bourbon Paste (recipe follows)
    10-12 Lbs. Cooked, ready to eat ham (bone-in Butt or Shank section)
    1/2-1 cup Maple Syrup
    Cherry and Apple Chunks
    Maple-Bourbon Paste
    2 Tbs Pure Maple Syrup
    2 Tbs Freshly ground Black Pepper
    2 Tbs Dijon or Honey-Dijon Mustard
    1 Tbs Bourbon
    1 Tbs Vegetable Oil
    1 Tbs Paprika
    1 Tbs Onion Powder
    2 Tsp. coarse Salt, either kosher or sea salt




    Procedure :
    1 The day before smoking, place ham in a pan flat side down. Inject in multiple locations with maple syrup (use more than 1 cup if it will take it).
    2 Smear the Maple-Bourbon Paste all over the exposed surfaces (except flat side).
    3 Cover loosely with plastic wrap and put in refrigerator until ready to smoke (You can remove ham from refrigerator up to one hour before cooking).
    Cooking
    1 Stabilize egg at 250° with plate setter (legs up) regular grid with raised grid attached. Put 3 or 4 good size chunks of wood on coals, then place ham on raised I, sometimes, inject with more maple syrup about one hour before ham is done.


    Recipe Type
    Main Dish, Meat

    Recipe Source
    Author: John Hall (egret)

    Source: BGE Florida Eggfest '07, Egret

    This really is good if I say so myself. I got the maple-bourbon paste recipe off this forum from some unknown source, but, it provides a perfect balance of heat when coupled with the maple syrup infused ham.
    ·
  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    thank you sir Richard! I was just going to boot up the laptop and see if firefox was acting any better on there...It was nice chatting the other night and I still have not emailed you back! I got the pics you sent of the "three Hookers " and Patti is still raving about your oysters!!
    ·
  • Tenn SmokerTenn Smoker Posts: 123
    I have been wondering about hams just have not done a search. I spy an easter ham cook. ;)
    ·
  • giantwinggiantwing Posts: 189
    How long do you cook for?
    ·
  • citychickencitychicken Posts: 484
    INGREDIENTS:
    Maple-Bourbon Paste (recipe follows)
    10-12 Lbs. Cooked, ready to eat ham (bone-in Butt or Shank section)
    1/2-1 cup Maple Syrup
    Cherry and Apple Chunks
    Maple-Bourbon Paste
    2 Tbs Pure Maple Syrup
    2 Tbs Freshly ground Black Pepper
    2 Tbs Dijon or Honey-Dijon Mustard
    1 Tbs Bourbon
    1 Tbs Vegetable Oil
    1 Tbs Paprika
    1 Tbs Onion Powder
    2 Tsp. coarse Salt, either kosher or sea salt




    Procedure :
    1 The day before smoking, place ham in a pan flat side down. Inject in multiple
    2 locations with maple syrup (use more than 1 cup if it will take it).
    3 Smear the Maple-Bourbon Paste all over the exposed surfaces (except flat side).
    4 Cover loosely with plastic wrap and put in refrigerator until ready to smoke (You
    5 can remove ham from refrigerator up to one hour before cooking).
    Cooking
    1 Stabilize egg at 250° with plate setter (legs up) regular grid with raised grid
    2 attached. Put 3 or 4 good size chunks of wood on coals, then place ham on raised
    3 grid. Cook until internal temperature reaches 140° (this should take about 5 hours).
    4 I, sometimes, inject with more maple syrup about one hour before ham is done.
    ·
Sign In or Register to comment.