Before slicing a ham or a shoulder, it is important to bear in mind some things to know how to get the perfect sliced ham.
It is known shoulders are smaller than hams, as shoulders are front legs and hams are hind legs. It is important to highlight that shoulders have more fat and bone than hams, which makes it more difficult at the time to slice it.
The place where you will slice the piece should be spacious and suitable to slice. Slicing the ham in small-sized places may be uncomfortable, so it will make more difficult the cut of the slices. Moreover, be aware of where you place the hand without knife. Be aware of placing it in the cut's direction to avoid any injuries if the knife slips.
Sharpener or chiara for sharpening the knife and better profit knifes, as well as making better and thinner slices.
Sholders are smallers than hams, being front and hint leg respectively. The majority of our ham holders are suitable for both hams and shoulders. We do not recommend a small ham holder for medium or large size hams.
The most important for a ham holder is stability, as it will provide a good quality cut. A good subjection of the ham and shoulder will be more comfortable at the time to slice.
The criteria should be taken into account at the time to choose a ham holder are the following:
The stability of the ham holder is very important at the time to choose it. A stable ham holder will add quality to the cut, as well as safety at the time to cut the ham.
Depending on how you will use your ham holder, its features may vary. If you use the ham holder often, it is recommendable to have good V-fasteners and holders, as well as rotating grip. Those two features will make easier the cut of the piece, as you will turn the piece better and work more comfortable.
A spacious place is perfect to slice the ham, but the reality is we do it in the most comfortable place for us. If you have a small place to do it, the best thing to do is getting a foldable ham holder easy to store or a, in case of not using it often, which can be taken apart. However, if you use it regularly, the best thing to do is choosing an overtable ham holder.
As we have ham holders for any kind of budget, it is important to mark a maximum to spend on it and selecting the best fits on your needs.
Contact us if you need any advice or more information about ham holders on our catalogue.