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Celebrating the Holidays with Hatfield® Ham


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Christmas is by far my favorite time of year! It’s filled with so many great traditions. Making cookies, decorating the tree, building a Gingerbread House, and one of my favorites: having a Holiday Ham Dinner. When it comes to Ham, it’s important to purchase a high quality Ham from a company you can trust. Hatfield® has a fool proof recipe for creating the best pork products. I love their promise to the environment: they use environmentally-friendly fuel sources and take recycling very seriously.

Plus, they make sure their farmers meet the highest standards for good farming practices and use only pigs from a long line of heritage. Then they treat those pigs with care, practicing high safety standards, and holding humane handling training. They are ethically raised with no hormones or steroids added!

Long story, short – They take pride in what they do and provide the best pork products for you and your family to enjoy. I’m happy to be using Hatfield® Ham in my Holiday Dinner!


And now, Hatfield makes it easier to serve up a delicious holiday meal to your family, big or small, with the NEW smaller sized ham products available in ½ Pre-Sliced Pit Ham, ¼ Pre-Sliced Ham (With Natural Juices or With Water Added). There’s a Ham for everyone!

The Hatfield Hams are conveniently located in the Ham section, next to the deli meats in the grocery store. I picked mine up at my local Acme. 

I’m going to show you how to create The Perfect Holiday Feast with a Hatfield® Uncured Ham. 


For a limited time only, receive a $2 rebate upon purchase of any Hatfield® Uncured Ham with Ibotta.

Hatfield Uncured Ham

First, let’s talk about the ham. These Hams are so convenient and can be put right in the microwave or oven to heat. I’m going to bake mine, and I’m adding a little glaze. 

To make my Maple Honey Glazed Hatfield Uncured Ham, Pre heat your oven to 325 degrees. Following the directions on the package, Add your Ham to a shallow baking pan.

Pour in about 1/2 an inch to an inch of water in the bottom of the pan. Place three orange slices on either side & some rosemary sprigs.

Finally, brush the Ham with a little Honey Maple Glaze. To prepare the glaze, mix 3 tbsp of honey with 3 tbsp of maple syrup. Cover the ham completely with foil. Cook it for about 20 minutes per pound, making sure that the internal temperature reaches 140 degrees before you serve it. Mine took about 40 minutes.

When you’re ready to slice it, you can use the lines on it as a guide!

Side Dishes and Such..

To compliment the Ham I’m sharing my favorite holiday dinner recipes for: Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes, Green Beans Almondine, Roasted Rosemary Squash, & finally Mama’s Old Fashioned Rolls. 

Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes

These potatoes are easy to make and beyond delicious. They highlight the classic savory flavors of a loaded baked potato: bacon, green onions, sour cream, and cheddar cheese! With Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes no one has to worry about topping their potatoes at meal time. They are already ready to go!

Green Beans Almondine

In a “nutshell” 😉 this dish is composed of green beans & almonds. To make this dish, turn a pan up to high heat. Pour in about a 1/2 Tbsp of olive oil.

Next, throw in whole, washed green beans. Add a Tbsp of Crushed Garlic, and a squeeze of Lemon Juice. Add a cup of sliced almonds.

Stirring often, once they start to brown turn your heat down! Cook for another five minutes. They should still be fairly firm. They are now ready to serve, but you can keep them on low until everything else is ready!

Roasted Rosemary Squash

For this beyond simple dish, Pre heat your oven to 400 degrees.  Cut your Butternut Squash into cubes . In a bowl toss the cubes with a little olive oil, a Tbsp of Cinnamon, and a Tsp of chopped Rosemary. Spread them out on a baking sheet and bake for about 30 minutes. You want them to be tender, but not mushy!

Mama’s Old Fashioned Rolls

Mama’s Old Fashioned Rolls are a family tradition. After rising for a few hours they only take about twenty minutes to bake! They are pull-apart deliciousness. Bonus, if you have any leftovers after your feast, these rolls plus the Hatfield Ham make one amazing lunch the next day!! You can easily grab some fresh baked rolls at the store as well, to keep it simple!

Holiday dinners are one of my favorite times, because I absolutely love being able to catch up with all of the family and make some of their favorite dishes. And Hatfield helps make the holidays better, from their family to yours!

Maple Honey Glazed Hatfield Uncured Ham

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Serves: About 8-10 Cooking Time: About 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Hatfield® Uncured Ham
  • 3 Tbsp Honey
  • 3 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 4 Rosemary Sprigs
  • 6 Orange Slices

Instructions

1

Pre heat your oven to 325 degrees.

2

Add your Ham to a shallow baking pan.

3

Pour in about 1/2 an inch to an inch of water in the bottom of the pan.

4

Place three orange slices on either side & some rosemary sprigs.

5

Brush the Ham with a little Honey Maple Glaze. To prepare the glaze, mix 3 tbsp of honey with 3 tbsp of maple syrup.

6

Cover the ham completely with foil.

7

Cook it for about 20 minutes per pound, making sure that the internal temperature reaches 140 degrees before you serve it.

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Grilled Waffle Bar

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Have I ever told you how much I love waffles? They can be sweet or savory. Simple or Complex. They’re incredibly versatile and pretty much people pleasers. We’re having some guests over and I wanted to do something different. So, this weekend I’ve created a whole Kellogg’s Eggo Waffle Bar with all kinds of delicious choices. Since, it’s so nice outside, my focus was grilling as much as I possibly can. You can’t beat that smoky flavor the grill adds to everything it touches.

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5 Steps To Creating A Gallery Wall

 

After moving not so recently, it’s taken us awhile to unpack the boxes and really get all of our stuff together . Hang pictures on walls, put out the knick knacks, and just make this house our home. As someone who has spent the majority of their life moving around. I am happy to be able to really settle in this time. And make this a cozy space. The key to achieving a “homey” atmosphere lies in decorating with pictures of family/friends and comforting memories. So I’m making the focal point of the living room a gallery wall with some of my favorite moments .

 

The great thing about Gallery Walls is that you can use mixed media! Whether it’s wall art (a key, a fish, an arrow etc) or paintings, pictures on canvases, pictures in frames, pictures on wood planks.. the possibilities are endless. It’s a great way to showcase your personality and give your space that little something extra. It’s your chance to convey who you are and what you like to those visiting your home, and a reminder to you of what makes you happy!

 

 

Step One : Figure Out What You Want To Feature

The best way to start is to pick out some of your favorite things that can be hung up and definitely pick out your favorite pictures . A statement piece is always nice as well! I’ve got a sea inspired theme going on, so I’ve got some beautiful metal turtles I’ll be hanging. Along with pictures of the family including a beautiful Planked Wood photo of my son for the focal point. I received it from photography .com. They do such a great job of making gorgeous works of art, out of your photos and I highly recommend them! I’m including a link below, so you can easily find them and purchase your own photo products. Plus by using this link you can take advantage of the Buy One, Get Three Free deal going on for a limited time! Four amazing prints to get you started on your own gallery wall!

Statement Photography

Statement Photography is a great way to showcase your memories.  Using pictures of you, family, friends, or scenery that are printed on mixed media for an artistic impact!

This picture above is printed on Wood! I love the details. The wood has such a rustic charm to it. The Wood prints are made with planked wood. They use High Definition Printing. So, the picture shows up so vibrantly!

I love Photography .Com for these types of products because they offer so many gorgeous options!

Metal Prints -Canvases -Acrylics -Bamboo -Glass -Framed Canvas -Picture Blocks -Picture Plaques -Clocks -Planked Wood Prints -Chalkboard etc.

In addition to the Planked Wood print I also got a Chalkboard from Photography . com. I love that they are stylish, yet functional. They come in espresso or black finishes. When I received the prints I was literally taken back by how well they were translated , they both looked sharp and flawless. And they look amazing on our walls! They offer numerous size options too. So, really whatever look you’re trying to achieve can be accommodated.

 

I just made over my work space, so this Chalkboard is the perfect finishing touch! I’m hanging the chalkboard over my desk. The print I chose is a picture I took in Florida that is relaxing to me. Now, I have the perfect space to stay organized & not get overwhelmed while working!

 

Also, one of my favorite amenities is that the products come ready to hang. They already have all of the necessary hardware attached securely to the back. Which is amazing because when they arrive and you see how good they look, you’ll want to get them up on your walls ASAP!

{These products make such great gift ideas too!;)}

 

Mixing It Up

When considering what you’ll hang, think about mixing up the sizes and colors. You can even mix up the style of frames. Aside from your statement photos consider using: Letters that mean something to you, Words, or a saying.Think : “Home is where the heart is”  “Seas the Day” or “The Smiths” Something that inspires or appeals to you. Also, consider using paintings. This could be something simple to add color or something more detailed like a City Scape or an Animal..

 

 

Step Two: Collect Your Tools

After, you  have successfully decided what you’re arranging on your wall now it’s time to figure out the specifics of where. Ideally you’ll want to use a level to keep things even, and a measuring tape if you want to be precise and figure out exact measurements. You will obviously need a hammer and some sort of nails. I like to use the picture hangers because they just always feel more secure to me!

 

Step Three : Envision The Wall & How You Want To Arrange It

I have been known to hammer in a few nails before actually figuring out exactly where a picture is supposed to be. When that happens sometimes you can get lucky and cover those unnecessary holes with the actual picture, other times they just turn out to be eyesores and they are not attractive, so this time I’m going to do a little planning..just a little . I’m literally just going to lay everything out on the floor near the wall so I can kind of envision how I want them all positioned . That way I’ll have a better idea before I get too far to turn back!

While envisioning the placement, it is important to consider the sizes and shapes of the items you’ve chosen.
I think it looks most balanced if you have a few different shapes (even if they are all squares but one is just slightly smaller or larger etc) As long as you make sure you’ve got balance it will be cohesive.

 

Step Four: Hang Your Art:

The best way to keep track of your idea for the layout is to leave them laid out on the floor and start with one picture at a time! Start with the middle pieces and move out and around from there. By doing this you can make sure it’s centered. Once, one is hammered in securely hung, move on to the next!

 

Step Five: Step back and Admire your work

Now that you’ve got it all securely on the wall, take a step back and really look at it. Don’t be afraid to adjust it and make any necessary changes.

When it comes to decorating there are plenty of dos & don’ts and innovative or classic ideas, but at the end of the day it’s important that the aesthetic you’re creating matches your personality , after all you’re the one who gets to enjoy it everyday and call your house a home!

The Chalkboard and Planked Wood Print were provided to me complimentary, but as always all opinions are authentic and my own. This post contains affiliate links.