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Have you heard the line about leftover ham from Joy of Cooking? "Eternity is a ham and two people," the classic cookbook states. (Some sources flipflop the order: "Eternity is two people and a ham." Doesn't really matter. You get the idea.) That's a relatable quote if you served up ham at your annual Easter lunch last weekend and now find yourself with several pounds of the prime protein.

You may be scratching your head to come up with tasty ways to make the best use of your prized pork. After all, a roll with sliced ham and Dijon mustard is good for an easy dinner or even a tasty breakfast, but if you want to really use up all your leftovers without being entirely bored, you need to think a bit creatively.

Here, we collected several of our best recipes that easily swap for the leftover ham you have.

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