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Country Ham Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Vara Wallace
Added: Friday, January 20, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb country ham sliced 1/4 inch thick.
1 cup black coffee

Directions:
Directions:
Slice the rind from the edges of the ham. Put ham and rind pieces into hot skillet and fry on each side for about 3 minutes. Remove ham and continue to fry the rind untel it has rindered the fat from the rind. Save rind in freezer to put into corn bread for cracklin bread. Pour a cup of hot black coffee into the hot fat and stir the drippings from the bottom of the skillet. Takes about one minute. Pour this into a bowl for hot biscuits. This is red eye gravey.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Ham, biscuits and red eye gravey are a must staple on a southern breakfast table. Serve fried eggs and sliced tomatoe with jam and you have a real rib sticker..

 

 

 

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