Cook's Kitchen

Portioned or Half Hams

Cook's Bone-In Portion, Half, Skinless Shankless and Semi-Boneless Hams are fully cooked and ready-to-eat, and may be served cold or heated as directed below.

Heating Ham

  1. Heat oven to 325ºF. Remove all packaging materials (including clear 'button' on bone of ham). Place ham, cut side down, on rack in shallow roasting pan; cover loosely with aluminum foil.
  2. Heat approximately 10 to 15 minutes per pound until heated through.
  3. Remove ham from oven and let stand, covered, 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Glazing Ham

  1. If you intend to glaze your ham, remove ham from the oven 1/2 hour before end of heating time.
  2. Prepare your favorite ham glaze and apply evenly over the surface of the warm ham.
  3. Heat glazed ham uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes.


  1. Cook's ham is a great addition to any meal. Serve with eggs for a morning breakfast. Slice and add to your favorite salad, soup, and sandwiches. Prepare a variety of sauces and serve with vegetables and don't forget kabobs, casseroles, stir fry and pasta dishes.