fry bacon in skillet over med high heat until perfectly crisp. turn off skillet. Remove 3 TBS of bacon grease to a small bowl to use later.
Leave rest of grease in skillet.
Remove bacon to paper towels to drain.
slice tomatoes about 1/4 inch thick.
mix milk, beaten egg in a bowl. You will use this to soak tomatoes.
in a large bowl combine flour, cornmeal, cayenne, and white pepper, mix well.
soak tomatoes in milk mixture.
coat one at a time in flour mixture.
Reheat grease that we left in skillet on med high heat.
Cook tomatoes in batches trying not to crowd. turn when tomato reaches a golden brown. repeat on flip side. Drain. Place on a plate.
Bacon Gravy Ingredients & Directions;
3 TBS of bacon grease
5 TBS. of flour, packed.
1 1/2 cups milk.
white pepper to taste.
In skillet heat bacon grease with pepper.
Whisk in flour, stirring constantly until mixture turns light brown color.
Add milk 1/2 cup at a time while constantly stirring,continue to add milk until gravy is nice and thick. Taste and salt. turn skillet gravy on low heat.
Place 1 slice of bread on plate; smother in gravy. Add slices of crispy fried tomatoes & crispy bacon. I do not cover bacon & tomatoes with gravy as I like the crunch but feel free to top with another slice of bread & smother with more gravy. I do sprinkle pepper flakes on mine but I did not add to recipe.