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Here's some helpful information for reheating your Zabar's Ham, Turkey, and other catering items. Download these instructions as a PDF.
These Warming Instructions are Approximate - Home Oven Temperatures Vary.
Whole Roast Turkey -Remove turkey from refrigeration about an hour before placing in oven.Do not remove from oven proof bag. Place turkey in a preheated oven at 250°. Heat approximately 8 minutes per lb. Be assured that the turkey is fully cooked even if there is pink in some parts. It is not necessary to serve very hot. DO NOT OVERHEAT.
Roast Duck - Preheat oven to 300°. Place duck in roasting pan and cover with aluminum foil and heat for 35 minutes. DO NOT OVERHEAT.
Cornish Hens - Preheat oven to 300°. Place in pan and heat, covered with aluminum for 20 minutes.
Rotisserie Chicken - Preheat oven to 300°. Place in pan and heat, covered with aluminum for 25 minutes.
Country Ham - Zabar's Method (Or Follow Instructions on Ham) - Preheat oven to 300°. Remove bag. It is not necessary to serve ham very hot. Bake approximately 8 minutes per pound. Ham is fully cooked – DO NOT OVERHEAT.
Spiral Ham - Remove aluminum wrap, remove from bag and cover with aluminum. Preheat oven to 250°. Warm for approximately 1 hour. For Glaze - follow directions on packet. Ham is fully cooked - DO NOT OVERHEAT.
Sliced Brisket - Preheat oven to 250°. Transfer brisket into an ovenproof dish. Cover brisket completely with gravy (1 qt. of gravy for 2-lbs of brisket). Cover the entire dish with aluminum foil and heat in oven for approximately 30 minutes. Brisket is fully cooked. DO NOT OVERHEAT.
Stuffing & Souffles - are fully cooked. Remove lid, leave in aluminum tray and cover with aluminum foil. Bake in a preheated 300° oven for 10-15 minutes covered - and bake an additional 10-15 minutes uncovered. DO NOT OVERHEAT.
(Metal containers are oven safe only - Plastic containers are microwavable only)