Cheesy Ham and Potato Chowder
Ham and Cheese Croissant Casserole
Ham and Cheese Sandwiches
Wrapped Asparagus with Ham in Puff Pastry
Minnesota Wild Rice and Ham Chowder
by Billy Collins
In the morning when I found History
snoring heavily on the couch,
I took down his overcoat from the rack
and placed its weight over my shoulder blades.
It would protect me on the cold walk
into the village for milk and the paper
and I figured he would not mind,
not after our long conversation the night before.
How unexpected his blustering anger
when I returned covered with icicles,
the way he rummaged through the huge pockets
making sure no major battle or English queen
had fallen out and become lost in the deep snow.