KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If you don't feel like heading out to a Mother's Day brunch, don't be afraid to try this recipe for root beer braised ham from Chef Ryan of KC Hopps restaurants He says it's one of his son's favorites.
1 qt pork broth or chicken broth
1 20-ounce bottle of your favorite root beer
2 cinnamon sticks
3 whole cloves
2 whole allspice
3 bay leaves
1 tbl black peppercorns.
1 5-6lb boneless, precooked ham
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Score the Ham on the top in a "XX" pattern lightly ( about 1/8"-1/4" deep). Combine all of the ingredients in a large baking dish, then place the ham in the liquids. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and then aluminum foil. Bake for 2 hours.