bottom sop


Add a little shortening to a heavy skillet, fry your ham steak (2-inches thick) until it is crispy around the edges and browned. Remove the ham from the skillet. Add 1 1/2 cups black boiling coffee, scrape the skillet bottom, there are excellent flavors in those scrapes, 1 1/2 tablespoon flour,  1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt,  1/4  teaspoon pepper, 1/4 teaspoon brown sugar,  1/4   teaspoon cayenne, 1 tablespoon butter, 1/4 cup coke and whisk until smooth.   Simmer for at least 5-7 minutes. Wha’la the best red-eyed gravy you have ever had.

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