Ham Steak with Red-Eye Gravy
Appears in Cook's Country August/September 2013
Cooking a slab of salty ham in strong coffee may sound odd. Prepare to become a fan.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
When we took this southern classic for a spin here in the test kitchen, we found that most gravy made from coffee was inedible—when coffee boils, it becomes extremely bitter. To get the flavor without the bitterness, we use instant espresso...