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Groups Cure Hams at Burgers' Smokehouse

Groups Cure Hams at Burgers' Smokehouse

January 10th, 2012 by Democrat Staff in News

Madison McCord, California, Twin City 4-H, pours the curing salt onto her ham.

Photo by John Inman

FFA and 4-H Groups from all over Missouri came to Burgers' Smokehouse to cure hams Saturday, Jan. 7. The day started before 7 a.m., as students registered, picked out their hams, rolled their hams in, poured and rubbed curing salt before wrapping their hams to cure. Roughly 300 students came through the smokehouse to cure hams.

For more photos from the event check out the Jan. 11 issue of the California Democrat along with the Russellville and High Point School pages to be run in the Jan. 18 issue of the California Democrat.