Fun Ham Facts From the Kentucky Legend Ham Hotline
LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparing a ham dinner for your family just got easier, thanks to the Kentucky Legend Ham Hotline (1-866-343-5058), a great source of information to assure a special occasion meal turns out perfect.
Here are some fun facts from Kentucky Legend Hams:
-- The top vegetable served alongside ham is kernel corn, followed by green beans. -- 67 percent of households will celebrate with a ham dinner this Easter -- Ham is the most popular sandwich meat for in-home lunches that include a sandwich
Among the questions the hotline has fielded this season are:
-- How big of a ham should I buy? (1/4 to 1/3 pound of boneless ham per serving; 1/3 to 1/2 pound for bone-in ham) -- What wines pair well with my ham? (Sauvignon Blanc for ham without glaze; a Riesling pairs nicely with sweet-glazed ham) -- Do you have suggestions for leftover ham? (recipes are shared with the caller, or visit www.specialtyfoodsgroup.com.) -- Can I freeze chunks of ham in an ice cube tray to add them to mixed drinks? (Not recommended)
The Kentucky Legend Ham Hotline will be open through April 30 to help everyone select, prepare and serve the perfect ham. Ham experts will field calls at 1-866-343-5058 from 9 a.m. - 7 pm Eastern Time, Monday-Friday.
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