If store-bought ham isn't your thing, learn how to cure your own at the "Cured and Crafted Workshops" held at Copper & Kings with authorSteve Coomes. Brandon O'Daniel, head distiller at Copper & Kings, shares a cocktail recipe that pairs perfectly with cured ham. Tickets for "Cured and Crafted" are $17 and include a complimentary cocktail. Tickets can be purchased at copperandkings.com

Steve Coomes book "Country Ham" can be found at his website stevecoomes.com