A couple years ago we would post a Tarantino Family Recipe each month in our monthly newsletter.  We have decided to carry that on here on our new blog.  Hope you all enjoy!

Because Easter just past and Hams still seem to be on sale, we thought this would a great recipe to start with.


ham tarantino family recipieIngredients:

1 bone-in cooked ham

1 jar of pineapple preserves

cloves and cherries to your taste




Score ham and spread pineapple preserves all over ham.  Place a clove and cherry, alternately in the squares.  Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.


l cup of packed brown sugar

l tablespoon of corn starch

2 tablespoons of lemon juice

8  1/2 oz. can of crushed pineapple with juice

1 tablespoon of mustard


Boil until sauce thickens.  Recipe may be doubled.


This is a recipe of Mrs. Jean Turowski.  It is in her loving memory that we share it with all of you.