As a young boy in the small town of Washington, North Carolina, Chris learned how to make country ham with fried okra and red-eye gravy
from his grandfather, Robert.
As night falls, additional items such as seared venison loin with pumpkin puree and red-eye gravy
, a 60-day-aged ribeye steak and coleslaw with a barbecue reduction (big enough to serve two), and pan-seared filet of cod with potato salad and tartar sauce appear in its offerings.
Think deep-fried catfish, gumbo, red-eye gravy
, black-eye peas, grits, hominy, ham hocks and turnip greens--not to mention his love of firearms, hunting and shooting--when you remember J.
Chef Brian Treitman spent hours preparing slow smoked beef, collard greens, grits and red-eye gravy
Another plus: recipes come from top lowcountry chefs, are paired with color photos, and include plenty of variety, from Goat Cheese, Basil and Shrimp Timbales to Shrimp and Grits with Country Ham and Red-Eye Gravy
and Quick Tomato-Bacon Shrimp and Grits.
Two hundred African American recipes from grits w/ham, red-eye gravy
and sweet potato pie.
Seafood purists may prefer grouper broiled with a lemon butter glaze, while spice lovers will thrill to Donaldson's snapper in andouille red-eye gravy
served with fried green tomatoes.
As a guest at dinner one evening - ham, mashed potatoes and red-eye gravy
with hot biscuits that I believe I cam still taste - here is an exchange, as I remember it, between my 16-year-old friend JD and his kid brother:
Standout sides include triple-cooked potatoes with country ham and red-eye mayonnaise, made with fat rendered from country ham and finished with ground coffee like a traditional red-eye gravy
, as well as signature favorites such as the crispy Brussels sprouts with Chinese sausage, shiitake mushrooms, apples and scallions.
Soon the faux-food processors invented other flavors such as bacon, garlic, and even red-eye gravy
May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Coffee Crusted Sirloin with Jalapeno Red-Eye Gravy
-- does that sound like spa cuisine?
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6 (1/4 inch-thick) slices ham with fat 1/2 cup cold water 3 tablespoons strong brewed coffee 1 tablespoon brown sugar