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Ginger Ale Glazed Ham

1 precooked ham, any size

1/2 c GF brown sugar

1 1/2 to 2 c ginger ale

Slice rind from ham and slice away most of the fat. Place ham in baking pan. Combine brown sugar and one fourth cup of ginger ale. Stir well. Set aside.

Pour the remaining ginger ale over the ham. Bake uncovered in a 325-degree oven for 15 minutes per pound of ham. Baste occasionally with ginger ale and pan juices. During the final 30 minutes of cooking, brush brown sugar mixture over ham.

Variations: Pineapple-Ginger Glaze. one fourth cup honey; one fourth Dijon mustard; one half cup pineapple preserves; one half teaspoon powdered ginger. Combine all ingredients and mix well. Brush on ham during the final 30 minutes of cooking.