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Southern Honey Glazed Ham
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For this Southern ham, it's cooked with a little pecan wood and glazed using some of the best Southern sweet things – sweet tea, local honey, sweet BBQ rub, and maybe even a smoky sweet shot of bourbon.

Ingredients
8-10
pound bone-in, spiral sliced cooked ham
Glaze
1/2
cup local honey
1/2
cup light brown sugar
1/2
cup sweet tea
1
tablespoon sweet BBQ rub
1
tablespoon coarse grain mustard
1
tablespoon bourbon (optional)
1
tablespoon corn starch
1
tablespoon cold water
Directions
1
Preheat your grill to medium heat (300-325°f), setup for indirect heat.
2
Make the glaze. Combine the honey, sugar, tea, BBQ rub, mustard and bourbon (if using) in a small sauce pot and bring to a simmer over low heat on a grill with a side burner (or over medium high on stove top). Simmer until reduced – about 10 minutes.
3
Thicken the glaze. Make a slurry by whisking together the corn starch and water. Whisk this slurry into the glaze and cook the glaze for another minute. Remove and allow to slightly cool
4
Place the ham, cut (flat) side down in a half sized steam pan or casserole dish. Drizzle about half of the honey/sweet tea glaze over the ham and brush it on, evenly. Cover tightly with a sheet of aluminum foil.
5
Cook the ham. Place the ham on the grill over indirect heat, close the grill and let cook for 2 1/2 hours.
6
Glaze and smoke the ham. Pour and brush the rest of honey and sweet tea glaze on the ham. Place two chunks of pecan wood on/near the hot coals and smoke the ham for 10-15 minutes.
7
Drizzle with any remaining glaze and serve.
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