A: Cottage ham (which can also be called a cottage roll) is a ham made from the shoulder butt end of the pig. The area is the heart of a picnic butt.
They come both boneless and bone-in and are often sold in a net to keep the piece together.
Cottage hams are cured and smoked but they are not fully cooked.
A lot of smoked meats are difficult to find in the Southern states, you may have to order one from here and have it sent down to you.
For a great soup recipe using cottage ham
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