How to make it

  • Heat a cast iron skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the fat from the ham and render.
  • When fat is rendered, add the ham stakes and pan fry until golden brown on both sides.
  • Remove ham from the pan and set aside on a plate and keep warm.
  • to the pan add coffee and water and stir with a wooden spoon, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan.
  • Add butter and the bouillon cube ans stir until blended.
  • Serve the gravy over the ham and grits.
  • GRITS:
  • In a small pot bring water, milk and salt to a boil.
  • Slowly stir grits into boiling mixture.
  • Stir continuously and throughly until grits are well mixed.
  • Let the pot return to a boil, cover with a lid lower the temperature and cook for about 30 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • Add more water if necessary.
  • Grits are done when they have the consistency of smooth cream of wheat.
  • Stir in half the butter ans serve with remaining butter divided equally on top of each portion, or serve with fruit or with a savory meal.

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    " It was excellent "
    meals4abby ate it and said...
    Oh my!!! Comfort food at it's very best! Thanks for sharing.
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    " It was excellent "
    jenniferbyrdez ate it and said...
    Yeah baby!
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  • possumqueen 16 years ago
    Sounds like heaven!
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    Good county eating here. We make our redeye the old way, tho. Sounds great!
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  • knoxcop 16 years ago
    Ohhhh YES! That's the stuff, alright! Nothin like a country breakfast with some red eye...--Kn0x--
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