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.
Her mother would cook the ham and make Red-Eye Gravy
. She says fat was poured off and water added, then it was simmered and poured over the ham.
We ate a pile of biscuits along with country ham and red-eye gravy
, sausage, cheese grits, fried green tomatoes and caramelized sweet potatoes.
Made from pan drippings deglazed with strong black coffee, often served with salty country ham.
He also made red-eye gravy
whenever we had cured ham.
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.
, almost all fat, was considered a staple by many.
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.
He spoke reverently of his introduction to the South - of tobacco and cotton fields stretching like dreamscapes into the distance, of biscuits and red-eye gravy
, the proverbial hospitality.
Their mannerly ways seemed very strange to a city boy whose court was limited to "please" and "thank you." 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: