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When you do ham in coke...

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DrinkFeckArseGirls Sun 31-Mar-13 08:27:03

... do you put the ham into the boiling liquid or cold and then let it reach boiling temperature before you simmer it? i don't want to over- or under-cook it. confused

XBenedict Sun 31-Mar-13 08:27:35

Put it in cold

CharlotteBronteSaurus Sun 31-Mar-13 08:28:34

it's a long cooking time, so I really don't reckon the 10 minutes either way will ruin it.
FWIW, i put the ham in cold coke, mainly because a big joint always makes the liquid rise up more than i expect.

DrinkFeckArseGirls Sun 31-Mar-13 08:35:16

Thanks! But when do I start counting the cooking time from? I'm asking because I've done it a couple of times before and once I over-cooked it and once it was undercooked and I had to leave it for longer. Which then made it overcookedhmm.

DrinkFeckArseGirls Sun 31-Mar-13 08:35:42

It's only a small piece, just under 1kg.

XBenedict Sun 31-Mar-13 08:36:25

I would time it once you bring it to a simmer.

Mondrian Sun 31-Mar-13 08:52:49

Are you doing it on gas or slow cooker. 10 hrs sounds like SC!

DrinkFeckArseGirls Sun 31-Mar-13 09:05:37

On electric cooker.

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