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quick ham curing question

Discussion in 'Pork' started by bratrules, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. bratrules

    bratrules Smoking Fanatic

    I currently i have a ham curing in a wet cure my plan was to smoke it and finish it with a glaze in the oven on Xmas day. But i have to leave the country in emergency ( my uncle was in a car wreck in Mexico) but i want to know will it the ham be OK if a leave in the cure till new years oh and BTW its been in the brine since last weds.
  2. pops6927

    pops6927 Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    not a problem as long as its refrigerated.  30 days or more in the brine is normal.  Sorry for your difficulties and hope things get better!
  3. bratrules

    bratrules Smoking Fanatic

    great thanks pops!!!! i seen that Easter ham you did man i hope mine turns out half that nice. and also thanks for the good wishes it sucks having to be away from my wife and kid for xmas.