Nec timeo, nec sperno
- 1/2 tablespoon bacon drippings
- 3 slices country ham
- pinch or two of sugar
- 1/3 cup brewed black coffee
- 1/2 cup water
- Hot biscuits or grits for serving.
add the ham slices and fry until brown, about 3-4 minutes on each side. remove to platter and keep warm
add the sugar and coffee to skillet to deglaze, stirring and scraping any brown bits from the skillet.
increase the heat to medium-high, add 1/2 cup water, bring the mixture to a boil, and cook for about 3-5 minutes to reduce. ladle over hot biscuits or grits.