Ham Festival http://wkms.org en How to Judge A Country Ham http://wkms.org/post/how-judge-country-ham <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> speaks with Dr. Gregg </span>Rentfrow<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of the UK Extension Faculty about how to judge country hams. The </span>37th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Annual&nbsp;</span>Trigg<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;County Country Ham Festival takes place this weekend and many people are bringing hams for judging. Dr. </span>Rentfrow<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks about the criteria: confirmation, which is the overall shape of the ham, how plump it is, and whether it has a pleasing shape - like a classic teardrop; workmanship, the ability to clean the ham up - extra curing, mold (yes, mold! he explains this), etc.; and color and aroma! </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Trigg-County-Country-Ham-Festival/131011096949149" style="line-height: 1.5;">See more about the Trigg County Country Ham Festival on Facebook</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 20:58:00 +0000 Kate Lochte 35580 at http://wkms.org How to Judge A Country Ham Preview of the 37th Annual Trigg County Ham Festival http://wkms.org/post/preview-37th-annual-trigg-county-ham-festival <p>WKDZ&#39;s Melissa Noel has the scoop on this weekend&#39;s 37th Annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival. UK Extension event organizers who started the Festival said they had to choose between hams and moonshine in celebrating a local product and they thought they ought to go with hams. Kate Lochte speaks with Melissa about the Trigg County tradition and this year&#39;s events, October 11 - 12 in downtown Cadiz. <a href="http://www.hamfestival.com">See more at hamfestival.com</a>.</p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 20:41:36 +0000 Kate Lochte 35520 at http://wkms.org Preview of the 37th Annual Trigg County Ham Festival