The Love Chef


Holiday Recipes


Bake a 12-14 pound ham as directed by packer. About 30 minutes before ham is done, remove from the oven. Increase oven temperature to 450°.

            Mix 1 cup of brandy 
            1 cup honey 
            1 cup orange marmalade 
½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 
            2 pounds mixed dried fruit (can include cranberries) 

Let stand and marinade. 

In a large skillet, melt
Ό pound butter, add fruit mixture and ½ a teaspoon of white pepper, reduce mixture until thick (about 20 minutes). 

Pat mixture on ham and return to 450
° oven for 30 minutes or more to impart some flavor. Dressing can be served on the side. Remove and garnish with red and green cherries. 


Happy Spring to all.

“The Love Chef” (Francis Anthony) is the author of several cookbooks and appears on local and national TV. You can find his cookbooks at and/or visit his website “Cooking With Love” and “The Love Chef” are registered trademarks.


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