Prep time: 20 min, plus time to marinade
Cook time: Dependent on cooking method
Total time: Varies
Yield: Servings are based on the size of the ham. Allow 1/4 to 1/2 pound per person, (portion sizes may very depending on the size of the persons involved, degree of hunger, and the number of side dishes).
Many butchers in other parts of the United States call fresh ham a "green ham." Just make sure you ask for un-smoked or unprocessed ham with the skin still on. That's the most important part - you need the skin and the layer of fat underneath.
Mojo (Cuban Marinade):
Mojo (Cuban Marinade)
Richard Wrangham, a professor at Harvard University and author of Catching Fire, studies the role of cooking in human evolution. "Once you start thinking about the importance of cooking -- its supply of energy, its strange distribution compared to natural foods -- it's bound to have affected our evolution hugely, our behavior, our society, our cognition, all sorts of features about us," he says.