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Thomas Hale, U.S. physician, 1905-1987. See: Ham test.


1. Synonym(s): popliteal fossa
2. The buttock and back part of the thigh.
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HTLV-I-associated myelopathy. See Tropical spastic paraparesis.
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[AS. haum, haunch]
1. The popliteal space or region behind the knee.
2. A common name for the thigh, hip, and buttock.
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Michael and his brother Mark are Maestro Cortador Filipino, a title of honor and respect in the erudite world of Spanish ham. That means they have been well trained in the art of carving a whole leg of Spanish ham, especially the much revered and much coveted Jamon Iberico de Bellota, a ham so prized it has been named a national treasure of Spain.
Christmas is just around the corner, and ham will always be the table centerpiece in gatherings.
In this project, Three Sticks' Method was applied to absorb odors of hams as traditional ways.
Color parameters of the dry-cured hams were measured across the cut surface of biceps femoris muscle at the end of processing (413 days) using a Minolta Chroma Meter CR400 (Osaka, Japan).
So buy that discounted ham. Enjoy it a few nights this week for dinner, and then freeze the rest.
I baked a great ham yesterday, really there is no story attached to the recipe, it's just an easy, well rewarding recipe that I must share.
Simply layer Parma Ham, ricotta cheese, tomato and fresh basil inside squares of rustic foccacia bread.
Rees prepares the hams in his small plant facing west over the Tywi Estuary.
This early experience helped point me toward a Foreign Service career, as it provided my first awareness that there were such things as embassies and consulates, when I talked to some hams stationed at them.
Wrapping smoked hams in parchment paper and then storing them in fly-proof muslin bags proved to be the most desirable method when hams are to be kept for several months at ordinary air temperatures, according to the results of a three-year test just completed at the Animal Husbandry Experiment in station, Beltsville, Maryland.
A BODYGUARD is being drafted in to protect an expensive Merseyside import - an pounds 800 leg of ham.
Honey Baked Ham is well known for its honey glaze and its precut "spiral sliced" hams, which the company says makes for easy serving.