Lidia Celebrates America

Benton's Smoked Country Ham

Clip: Special | 2m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

In Madisonville, Tennessee, Lidia catches up with Allan Benton, of Benton’s Smoky Mountain Country Hams, who has spent 45 years mastering the art of curing meat and making traditional country ham, slow-smoked bacon and sausage using century-old techniques rather than modern technology—customs that spring from his Appalachian upbringing.

Aired: 12/20/19

Rating: NR

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