A whole ham can weigh 10 lbs. to 20 lbs. or more, but are generally sold in halves. They are fairly low in fat but high in sodium and are available bone-in, semi-boneless or boneless. There are three basic types of Whole ham. The types are explained below.
Do you want your ham aged, or do you want it pre-cooked?
With so many choices, they are categorized based on the different ways of cutting, curing, cooking, smoking, or aging.
Some tend to cost more than others because they undergo a combination of these processes.