Mark Scarbrough is the author of Ham: An Obsession with the Hindquarter with Bruce Weinstein. There are four common varieties of ham:
Fresh Ham - This is roasted fresh.
Dry Cured in the Old World style - Similar to Prosciutto Crudo or Jamon Iberico.
New World Dry Cured - Also called "Country Ham."
Wet Cured - This is the traditional ham typically served on Easter.
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