Where to buy a real good country ham

Discussion in 'Food Preparation, Camp Cooking and Recipes' started by High Rack, Dec 1, 2019.

  1. ptbrauch

    ptbrauch 12 pointer

    Nov 10, 2004
    The OC
    Penn Country Hams won the grand champion ham at the state fair this year, but Broadbent has won it several times in the past.
  2. Amos Moses

    Amos Moses Spike

    Mar 10, 2011
    Penn’s Hams in Campbellsville is the best I’ve had. I would like to try Broadbent.
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  3. EdLongshanks

    EdLongshanks 12 pointer

    Nov 16, 2013
    Northern Kentucky
    I need to order a ham relatively soon. I rectal I’ll flip a quarter between Penn and Broadbent.
  4. MikeKy

    MikeKy 10 pointer

    Feb 17, 2008
    Country ham buyers might want to take a look at Col. Bill Newsom's Hams in Princeton. They have been winning awards of various kinds for years. I know they supply hams to some big time chefs in NYC and other places. They ship them about anywhere. Google will help you find them.
  5. HuntsItAll

    HuntsItAll 8 pointer

    Jan 23, 2009
    A hunters paradise
    I get 2 hams every year!!! My daughter cures them in 4H every year. One salt cured, and one sugar cured. One is taken to the state fair, and one is judged at our Country Ham Days!!!
  6. High Rack

    High Rack 12 pointer

    Dec 21, 2009
    in the hills
    Just ordered a Broadbent and some Bacon.
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  7. bigbonner

    bigbonner 12 pointer

    Aug 5, 2015
    I just saw five Harper ham's at Save-a - lot . Could be old stock hams, but looked new to me.
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  8. Looks like Harper’s is contracting its business out.

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  9. Lady Hunter

    Lady Hunter 12 pointer

    Jan 12, 2009
    I miss the days my kids did that! We had all the country ham we could want back then! lol!
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  10. ptbrauch

    ptbrauch 12 pointer

    Nov 10, 2004
    The OC
    I found this video from UK College of Agriculture on doing it yourself.

  11. ptbrauch

    ptbrauch 12 pointer

    Nov 10, 2004
    The OC
    And it looks like they don't use curing salt and the temps he talks about hanging at seems like you could hang one in your basement.
  12. pentail

    pentail Bacon Staff Member

    Sep 25, 2002
    Savoring the smoke
    Rentfrow absolutely knows his stuff
  13. barney

    barney 12 pointer

    Oct 11, 2005
    Annual Christmas day country ham pic.
    Clifty Farm from Save a lot. Seemed to be a younger ham, no mold what so ever, and it was pretty soft. Juice ran everywhere when I started slicing it, and the flavor was a little on the milder side but absolutely delicious!
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  14. My dad considered a Clifty Farm ham from Save a lot to be the standard bearer of store bought country ham lol. I grew up on them in the winter.
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  15. Mossy Oak Boykins

    Mossy Oak Boykins 6 pointer

    Sep 11, 2019
    where my boykins take me
    Looks great Barney almost to pretty to slice
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