Learn how to cook ham ("Gekochter Schinken") using this slow cooker ham recipe.
It's so quick to prepare and is so wonderfully deliciously tender.
Doing it in the slow cooker, the ham is bathed in apple juice, honey, and mustard.
This gives it a great flavor and keeps it extremely moist. Absolutely PERFECT!
Make this quickly in the morning and leave it till supper.
It'll be ready to serve when you come home after a busy day.
Above you'll see the company dinner I made with this.
To serve along side, I made Oma's Scalloped Potatoes that go so amazingly with the ham. Using the slow cooker, made this so much easier. No last minute hassle and it all keeps nice and warm if dinner is delayed.
Choose your ham depending on the size of your cooker. The one in the picture is 8 lbs (3.6 kg). However, you can use a much smaller one as well - it all depends on how many people you wish to feed. If the ham is just a bit too big for your cooker, cut off the thick fatty rind to make the ham smaller.
Use the method above for how to cook ham. You can change it up to make it your own. I mix up equal parts of honey and mustard and use a nice medium-mild German mustard for this. You can use a Dijon mustard, a hot German mustard, - whatever your favorite is.
is such a fantastic meat to have. Serve it right out of the crockpot.
It's ready. Leftovers are so good to have. Either serve as a sandwich meat or remake it into any number of supper recipes. Kohlrabi with Ham is a great casserole dish. Make a German Reistopf. A quick supper would be Fried Potatoes with Ham.
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