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1 (4 to 5 pound) pork ham
6 slices sandwich ham, chopped
6 slices bacon, chopped
6 garlic cloves
10 black peppercorns
2 or 3 cups vinegar
Salt to taste
1/2 cup oil
3 cups water, or as needed
With a large tined fork, pierce the ham and in each hole place a bit of the bacon and sandwich ham to fill the holes.
Grind the garlic and peppercorns with a tablespoon of water in a blender. Once well ground, add the vingar and blend a bit more. Place the ham in a deep dish or non-reactive container (plastic, glass, etc.) and pour vinegar mixture over all to cover.
Allow to marinate in the vinegar mixture for 2 hours, turning occasionally.
Place a roasting pan large enough to hold the ham on the stovetop and, over medium flame, sear the ham on all sides. Cover and transfer to a 400 degree oven for 30 minutes then reduce heat to 325 degrees and bake for 2 hours, removing cover during the last 30 mintues of baking.
Remove from oven and let rest for 15 minutes. Reserve juices. Slice ham.
Pour the reserved juices into a saucepan and heat, serve over sliced ham.