This recipe was completed by Jim Bartlett and approved by the entire Bartlett Farms team!

What you need:

  • 2 – 4 lb pasture-raised fresh hams 
  • 1 1/2 cups sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups honey
  • 17 cups water
  • 2 Tbs black pepper
  • 2 Tbs red pepper

Instructions:

Dissolve ingredients by warming in pan on stove.

Place meat in large bowl, pour brine into bowl, place large plate to hold meat from floating.

Wait at least 2 days per pound.

Rinse off the brine.

(optional smoking at this point)

Cook, serve, enjoy!

Author: Bartlett Farms