Famous Dave's Twice Smoked Ham

Famous Dave's Twice Smoked Ham
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Recipe for Famous Dave Anderson's Twice Smoked Ham. Here is the barbecue king's recipe for his most famous twice smoked ham.


  • 1 smoked, bone-in ham, 12-15 pounds
  • whole cloves
  • pineapple slices
  • maraschino cherries
  • Glaze:
  • 1 cup frozen tangerine juice concentrate
  • 1 cup all fruit apricot preserves (Dave likes to use Polaner)
  • 1/2 cup French Pommery mustard
  • 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne


  1. Score the ham in a cross diamond pattern. Stud the ham with whole cloves at each cross intersection.
  2. Smoke at 225° F for 3 hours. Remove ham and place on a sheet pan. Secure the pineapple slices and cherries to the ham with toothpicks.
  3. To make the glaze, combine glaze ingredients and mix well. Generously slather ham with glaze and bake in a 350° F oven for 1 1/2 hours. Brush with the ham glaze every 20 minutes or so. Remove from oven and let rest for 30 minutes before serving.