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I love the holiday season. The gift giving, seeing family, and of course the food. Our December has been packed with holiday meals with friends and soon we’ll be having our family dinners too.
First, we’ll be having a Christmas meal with DH’s parents. I’ve been wracking my brain for easy menu ideas because we won’t have much time for preparation with work and our schedules.
Normally when I work with various product brands on this blog, I choose ones that I know and use on a daily basis. I confess, I didn’t know of Dietz & Watson when I was presented with the opportunity, but when I saw that they specialize in ham, I knew that this could potentially be the solution to my pre-Christmas dinner dilemma.
My family never did the traditional ham dinner, but DH’s family always does. I never much cared for ham until after I started spending time with DH’s family and now I quite look forward to it during the holidays.
I researched Dietz & Watson’s ham nutrition facts before agreeing to this review. I was most interested in the All Natural Uncured Classic Ham and I liked what I read: gluten free, no MSG, nitrate free and low sodium. DH’s parents have become much more health conscious recently, so this ham looked promising. For my purposes, I’ve always found ham to be too salty so I was happy to see this one was low sodium.
We purchased a ham this weekend to test it out. Since we couldn’t possibly finish an entire ham by ourselves, we decided to have an impromptu small gathering with some friends I wanted to see before the end of December. It also gave me an excuse to show off all the Christmas decorating I’ve been doing.
With the ham being the centerpiece, it was easy to put together a meal. We bought the ham and I had DH help me make it. Since it’s already precooked, it’s pretty easy to get ready. You just make a glaze and bake it in the oven. I made some desserts, my friends brought some sides so I didn’t have to the stress of having to do all the cooking, and dinner was set.
The ham was a great success. It was a noticeably less salty compared to other hams I’ve eaten. I especially liked the look of the cross sections on top.
So if ham is part of your holiday tradition, you may want to consider a Dietz & Watson brand ham.
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