Boneless Ham is the Go-To Choice for Holiday Entertaining

Toll-Free Ham Hotline Assures Every Bite Tastes Delicious

Nov 20, 2013, 05:20 ET from Kentucky Legend Hams

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A boneless ham offers a world of delicious choices for holiday entertaining, whether served as the centerpiece of a festive sit-down dinner or made into a variety of tasty, easy-to-prepare appetizers perfect for more casual gatherings.

Whatever one's entertaining style, the Kentucky Legend Ham Hotline will once again be there to assure every bite turns out perfect, right down to the leftovers.  Now in its fourth year, ham experts at the hotline will field questions ranging from what size ham to buy to what type of wine to serve alongside.  The hotline is open at 1-866-343-5058 from 9 a.m.7 p.m. ET Monday-Friday throughout the holiday season, from November 11 until December 28.

Here are some quick ham tips from the ham hotline:

  • If the ham is boneless, estimate one-quarter to one-third pound per person; for a bone-in ham, one-third to one-half pound per person.
  • Wrap leftover ham tightly and store for up to three days in the refrigerator.  Find great ways to use the leftovers quickly and deliciously at
  • To assure a moist and flavorful ham, place a pan of water in the oven under the ham when gently reheating.

For creative ham recipes, including a new appetizer guide that matches one's preferred flavors and prep time to delicious appetizer choices, visit

Kentucky Legend Hams have been made for more than 100 years in Owensboro, Kentucky, with each ham hand-selected, hand-trimmed and double-smoked according to a recipe handed down through generations.  Kentucky Legend Hams are part of the Specialty Foods Group, Inc. (SFG) family of premium branded and private label meat products, all produced in the U.S.

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