Baked Shank Half of Ham

Ham cooked slowly always brings out the best flavor and makes the ham very tender.

    6 to 7 pound shank half of ham

  1. Place ham, cut side down, in pot. Insert meat thermometer into center of shank. Make sure thermometer in not touching the bone.
  2. Cover pot and place on base. Bake at Setting #4 for 3 hours, or at Setting #3 ½ for 6 to 7 hours, or until meat thermometer reaches 160°F. One hour before completion of cooking, the skin may be removed. Score the ham and baste with favorite sauce.

    Makes 15-18 servings.