Fried Country Ham and Red Eye Gravy

FRIED COUNTRY HAM AND RED EYE GRAVY
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Ingredients

sliced country ham steaks, desired amount
water
sugar
coffee

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ginger skaggs Recipe
Lightly Salted
harrodsburg, KY (pop. 8,340)
mamagin
Member Since Apr 2012
ginger's notes for this recipe:
My great-aunt Naomi made this. It one of my favorites.
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Directions

1
Sprinkle sugar lightly in an iron skillet.
2
Add Country Ham.
3
Add enough water to cover bottom of skillet.
4
Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes then turn over and cook the other side for about the same length of time.
5
Add more water as needed. When the last slice of ham is done and water is almost evaporated add 1/4 cup of black coffee.
6
Stir well. You may want to add some extra water and stir again depending on the amount of Red -Eye you want. Very good over biscuits.

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user Bea L. BeachChic - Jun 23, 2012
I have always wondered how to make red-eye gravey. Thanks for the recipe.
user Bea L. BeachChic - Jun 23, 2012
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