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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Cooking Thursday

The recipe I'm sharing today is one I don't make often, as it's used as a sauce for ham. My mom got this from her sister when I was young and it was always part of our holiday dinners.
It still is - we had it with our ham on Easter.
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Raisin Amber Sauce

1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup water

Mix these ingredients and bring to boiling, stirring constantly. Then add:
2 tablespoons vinegar
1/2 cup applesauce
1 cup raisins

Cook slowly, stirring constantly until thickened.
Serve over ham.

7 comments:

Kat aka Beachkat said...

Hi sweet friend! I haven't been by lately...life has been crazy busy and there's no end in sight since I'll be gone for a long weekend and then my grandchildren will be here next week. Life is good though so I'm not complaining!

Gosh, your sauce sounds so good. I'll definitely give this a try the next time I cook a ham.

Hugs,
Kat

Nancy said...

This sounds like a great glaze, Mari. I will definitely have to try this. Thank you!

Sharon said...

My mom makes that when she has Ham dinners and I love it. I have never made it has I have never asked for the recipe. My sons did not like raisins, but now I can make it for hubs and me. Thanks
thanks for stopping by.
Hugs

Sandra said...

Yum that sounds wonderful Mari :)

Terri said...

It's the best!

Cherdecor said...

I didn't get to bake my Easter ham. It is still in the refrigerator. Maybe I will bake it tomorrow to celebrate the Royal wedding. This sauce would be good to try. Thanks you so much.

Karen said...

Oh my gosh! My grandma used to make this and I loved it. I was thiking about JUST the other day. I'm going to copy it:) Thanks, Mari.