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Best Spiral Hams In Chicago

April 21, 2011 7:00 AM

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Get everything you need for Easter including the all-important spiral ham, at one of these meat markets or delis below. Most of these meat markets have been in business for over 50-years and have a wide variety of ham options to make Easter entertaining easy.

Paulina Market

3501 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657-1103
(773) 248-6272
www.paulinameatmarket.com

With four smoke-houses, a huge variety of fresh meat, poultry, sausages and of course spiral ham- Paulina Market has been serving Chicago for over 60 years. Easter specials at Paulina include, spiral cut ham, leg of lamb and Easter smoked Polish sausage. Be sure to place your order a head of time, these items are in high demand!

Gepperth’s Market

 
1964 N. Halsted
Chicago, Il.
(773) 549-3883
www.gepperthsmarket.com

Gepperth’s Market has been serving up lamb, pork, ham, goose and turkey for all of your holiday needs for over 105 years. Meat can be cut and trimmed to your specifications or purchased pre-cut and ready to go. Gepperth’s also delivers!

Whole Foods

Various Chicagoland Locations
www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Whole Foods partners with small or family-owned farms and companies to bring you the freshest meats around. Pulling from local sources whenever possible, buying a ham from Whole Foods means your serving your family meat with no antibiotics or animal byproducts.

Winston’s Sausage/Market

4701 West 63rd Street
Chicago, IL 60629-5584
(773) 767-4353
www.winstonsmarket.net

Winston’s in Tinley Park, is a neighborhood, full service deli. Bring home ready to eat Easter meals and ham or pick up one of their spiral hams to cook at home. If you’re looking for more things to taste, make sure to try their homemade Irish sausages.

Honey Baked Ham

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Honey Baked Ham

15 Illinois Locations
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Arguably one of the most famous ham companies in the country, Honey Baked Ham has over 400 retail locations including 15 in Illinois. For more than 50 years, Chicagoans have been serving up a Honey Baked Ham on their holiday tables. Participating locations are also offering a complete cooked Easter meal including 7.5lbs of ham and 3 sides for $69. Also check their website for coupons and additional discounts!

Andy’s Deli

5442 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, Il 60630
(773) 631-7304
www.andysdeli.net

Andy’s Deli serves their specialty meats to several hundred stores across the United States. Based in Chicago, you can get an Easter ham, specialty meats and authentic Polish sausages, right here at home. Their newly re-opened retail location is open just in time for Easter.

Muller Meats

2439 W. Peterson Ave.
Chicago IL 60659-4125
(773) 561-7580
www.mullermeats.com

Muller Meats has a huge selection of hams in all sizes for your Easter table. From spiral ham to boneless, Muller’s plenty for you to choose from. Hams go quickly, so be sure to call ahead for the specific ham you want. Check out their website for all the options available.

Peoria Packing

1307-9 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 226.2600
www.peoriapacking.com

Peoria Packing offers the butcher shop experience at wholesale prices. This is the perfect place to shop for large gatherings. There is always a butcher on hand during business hours to cut something to your specifications or to help answer questions. Through their retail store, you’ll also find hams ready to take home.

For everything Easter in Chicago — Check out our Easter Guide!

Lauren Wulf, CBS Local Chicago

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