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If I cook a ham today

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itstheyearzero Thu 23-Dec-10 05:54:54

how long will it keep for in the fridge? OH bought the most ridiculously large ham which would probably keep us going till New Year. Any ideas?

knottyhair Thu 23-Dec-10 07:24:15

I wouldn't keep it in the fridge for more than a couple of days. But you can slice it and freeze it in more manageable portions. Hope this helps.

BiscuitNibbler Thu 23-Dec-10 08:52:27

Normally about a week.

itstheyearzero Thu 23-Dec-10 12:00:28

Ooh never thought about freezing it - good idea! So between 2 days and a week then...?

sowhatis Thu 23-Dec-10 12:01:39

i cooked mine yesterday, will easily last a week

taffetazatyousantaclaus Thu 23-Dec-10 14:00:34

Def a week

tb Thu 23-Dec-10 17:18:34

If you haven't already cooked it, could you cut it in half and cook half, freeze half?

BiscuitNibbler Fri 24-Dec-10 00:28:03

It isn't like a normal joint, ham is cured. Definitely a week.

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