Here is a relatively quick and delicious recipe for any time of the year.
Ham and Mushroom Sauce
Cut the ham into strips. Slice the mushrooms and sauté with the onions in butter until tender. Add stock and cream and reduce the mixture over high heat. When thickened, stir in the ham, peas, and parsley. Season with lemon juice, salt and pepper and serve over pasta. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.