Pomegranate molasses is something that wouldn't have occurred to us to slather on a baked ham, but it turns out it's genius. It's sweet but also tart— a great partner for spicy Dijon and black pepper—and highlights the smoky porkiness of the ham rather than overpowering it. Get the recipe at Food52.
3. Smoked Ham with Pomegranate Molasses, Black Pepper and Mustard Glaze