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3 fresh Anjou pears
  • Lemon juice
  • 1 (1-1/2 inch thick) fully cooked ham slice (about 2 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons each water and lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

    Core pears; cut into wedges. Dip in lemon juice to prevent discoloration. Place ham slice on rack in shallow pan. Bake at 325 F. 20 minutes. Combine remaining ingredients in small saucepan. Simmer 5 minutes or until slightly syrupy. Remove ham from oven. Place pear wedges around ham slice. brush pears and ham with ginger glaze. Return to oven and bake 20 minutes longer; baste frequently with remaining glaze. Remove ham slice to platter and arrange pear wedges around it. Makes 6 servings.

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