Cook's Kitchen

Whole Hams

Cook's Bone-In Whole, Skinless Shankless and Semi-Boneless Hams are fully cooked and ready-to-eat, and may be served cold or heated as directed below. If frozen, thaw ham in refrigerator 2 to 3 days.

Heating Ham

  1. Heat oven to 325ºF. Remove all packaging materials and place ham on its side, fat side up, on rack in shallow roasting pan; cover loosely with aluminum foil.
  2. Heat approximately 15 to 20 minutes per pound until heated through
  3. Remove ham from oven and let stand, covered, 20 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 breakfast, slice and add to your favorite salad, soup or sandwich. And don't forget casseroles, stir-fry, kabobs and pasta dishes.