Berkshire Pork Bone-In Spiral Ham

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Berkshire Pork Bone-In Spiral Ham

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    Fresh / 8-10 lbs (Serves 16-18*)
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Berkshire pork, also known as Kurobuta pork, makes the best ham. Uncured, fully-cooked, and ready-to-eat, our ham is naturally smoked over applewood without nitrates, nitrites, phosphates, or artificial fillers, and is seasoned with sea salt and raw cane sugar. The Berkshire hogs are raised on pasture, with no antibiotics or hormones, by a cooperative of small farms dedicated to humane and sustainable methods.

*Servings based on 8oz per person.

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All orders ship via FedEx Overnight. You choose your delivery date - up to 30 days in advance. Orders placed before Noon ET, Monday-Thursday can be delivered the next business day.

Enjoy the convenience of spiral cut ham without all the fillers and additives.

Just like our other hams, this one is made with Berkshire-breed pork, also known as Kurobuta pork, renowned for great taste and tenderness. Because of the marbling typical of the breed, we don't need to inject these hams with dubious ingredients to boost their moisture and texture.

Instead, following age-old techniques, we rub salt and sugar on the shank or butt of a hog and then smoke it over real applewood chips. There are no artificial flavors or liquid smoke, and no nitrates, nitrites, or phosphates used to make this ham.

Fully-cooked and spiral cut, this is the perfect ham for any occasion and is presented in a decorative package suitable for gifting.

Just the facts

  • Exceptionally tender, well-marbled style of pork Berkshire-breed pigs raised on pasture
  • No antibiotics or hormones* from birth
  • Handcrafted ham, smoked over real applewood
  • Uncured - no nitrates, nitrites or phosphates
  • No artificial ingredients, colorings or preservatives
  • Fully-cooked and ready-to-eat
  • Gluten-free
  • Product of USA
  • For best taste on fresh products, use or freeze within 3-5 days of receipt; for frozen products, use within 1-2 days after thawing

*USDA regulations prohibit the use of hormones in pork

Our mission is to find farmers that share our vision of a more humane and sustainable way of rearing livestock. We respect our place in the food chain, and see farmers as true stewards of the land and environment. This is why we build real relationships with our farmers, and work only with those who respect nature and focus on the best animal welfare practices.

Our Berkshire hogs are happy hogs, raised by a cooperative of small farms in Missouri at the foot of the Ozark Mountains. This group of about a dozen family farms raises Berkshire and cross breeds, which we refer to simply as “heritage.” The hogs are fed on pasture, with access to water and supplemental grain consisting of corn, soybeans and rolled oats. No pesticides, animal by-products or fishmeal are allowed. The majority of the farms are sustainable “circle farms” that raise and grind their own feed for the pigs.

Families of pigs are left together, to forage and frolic outdoors in pasture land. The indoor spaces offer at least 15 square feet of space per animal, and sows are never put in gestation crates.

The cooperative is strict about banning the use of antibiotics and hormones* on each farm and limiting the number of hogs the farms raise. They seek to add another farmer to the cooperative before they add more pigs to any one farm, making the process more humane for all concerned.They are paid a premium for their humanely-raised pork, making the small family farm a profitable business, and proving that there might be a future in the old breeds after all.

*USDA regulations prohibit the use of hormones in pork.

Since it’s fully cooked, ham can be served cold, at room temperature, or heated, with or without glaze.

To heat, first, bring the ham up to room temperature. We recommend removing it from the fridge at least an hour before you plan on heating it. Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F.

For the spiral ham, simply place it on a sheet of heavy-duty foil, with the cut side down. Wrap the ham tightly with foil and bake at 275 F until your meat thermometer registers 140 degrees inserted into the thickest part of the ham (assume 10-14  minutes per pound).

For added flavor and moisture protection, you can apply a glaze and bake the ham at 400 F for about 10 to 15 minutes until the glaze is browned and bubbling.

Ariane, D'Artagnan's founder, suggests a simple mixture of one part soy sauce to one part honey, but don't be afraid to get creative. A balanced glaze will contain a sweet element like honey, brown sugar, apricot preserves or pure maple syrup and a savory or acidic element such as mustard, soy sauce, vinegar or even your favorite Bourbon.

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Our Berkshire Ham

Our ham begins with Berkshire hogs raised humanely on small family farms dedicated to traditional methods. Smoked over real wood and made all naturally without the usual additives, this is old-fashioned, full-flavored ham as it should be.

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