Pre-cooked spiral cut hams -- also known as "city hams" -- were always my favourite part of Easter. Since there is no danger of undercooking, we're free to focus flavour. Heating and serving may seem simple enough, but you can overdo it in the oven. This leads to a dry, chewy pork product, and nobody wants that. Easter may be over - but how can you make your pre-cooked ham taste better?
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Slow cookers are a great tool for keeping food warm, but condensation can collect on the lid and drip down onto your delicious dishes. This isn't so bad with soups and stews, but for less liquidy foods like mashed potatoes and mac and cheese, it can be a real pain. Luckily, there's a cheap and easy solution: All you need is a kitchen towel.
Happy St Patrick's Hangover Day, and welcome to a particularly on-theme instalment of Will It Sous Vide?, the column where I make things with my immersion circulator.
Dutch ovens are fantastic tools in the kitchen, but they can be pricey and not everyone has one. If you want to cook some classic Dutch oven recipes with a slow cooker instead, here's how.