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Country Ham & Red Eye Gravy
This is a traditional way of
serving country ham in Tennessee and many parts of the South. It's usually
served for breakfast with grits and hot biscuits. Water may be used in
place of the coffee, but it won't have that unique flavor.
(¼-inch-thick) center cut of country ham
4 tablespoons black coffee
½ teaspoon sugar
Trim off the skin from the slice of ham.
ham quickly in an ungreased hot skillet for a
couple of minutes on each side.
ham from the pan.
To the hot fat remaining, add the black coffee
Pour the gravy over the ham slices and serve.