The Best Hams
After tasting more than 40 varieties, Real Simple staffers declared these hams to be fit for your holiday feast.
D’Artagnan Cured Heritage
Everything you want in a ham: Salty sweet, with just a touch of applewood smoke, this firm, juicy pick comes from pigs fed a healthy vegetarian diet.
To buy: $112 for a bone-in whole ham (14 to 16 pounds), dartagnan.com.
Featured December 2011