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Step-Rated Hams Available for Easter!

Thinking about cooking a ham for Easter? Want to eat well knowing that the pigs were raised to the highest animal standards in the industry? Then consider buying Wellshire’s Spiral Sliced Ham - the first spiral sliced ham to qualify for the 5-StepTM Animal Welfare Rating Standards. Not only are the pigs raised to meet over 110 animal welfare requirements for a Step 1 ranking (a multi-tiered program of the Global Animal Partnership), the ham is made by a specialty processor in Pennsylvania with an original recipe and hand glazed to ensure the highest quality. The Spiral Ham is one of the first items produced by Wellshire and sold in Whole Foods Market and has been the #1 best seller since Wellshire’s inception in 1996. The ham has a peel away label, with heating and carving instructions on the back or you can check out their instructional video. Wellshire hams are meaty and delicious, raised to high welfare standards, and made without the use of antibiotics, preservatives or synthetic nitrites and nitrates. You can find this ham exclusively at Whole Foods Markets throughout the country. Flavorful and elegant, ham is a great choice for your holiday and so easy to prepare. Most pre-cooked hams require only an hour or so in the oven and it's easy to prepare a deliciously simple glaze. Try these recipes:

What’s your favorite way to serve ham?

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Aunty Lynn says …

As a dyed-in-the-wool New Englander, I baked our Christmas ham at 350 degrees for 20 min per pound under a loose foil "tent" until a half-hour before it would finish; then removed the foil and brushed that beauty with a moderate glaze of Pure Maple Syrup! The smoky-sweet aroma as it came to the carving board was irresistible, and the flavor pleased even the most discerning purist palates at our table ... among them, several from the grade-school set. If you are lucky enough to have leftovers, try serving those slices the Yankee "church supper" way - with a side of Boston Baked Beans. A'yuh!

Ruth B says …

I'm serving to a dairy allergic this Thanksgiving. Does the Wellshire spiral sliced ham have ANY dairy?

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@Ruth All of our meats are additive free. However, you may want to double check with the Meat Department at your community Whole Foods Market. A Team Member there will be happy to chat with you about the spiral sliced ham and all of our Thanksgiving meat options. To identify the contact information for your store just follow the link below. www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores

Karen B says …

I just checked Wellshire's website and it says their spiral sliced hams contain gluten. Just an FYI for anyone with a gluten allergy like me.