Definition of red-eye gravy in English:

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red-eye gravy

noun

US
Gravy made by adding liquid to the fat from cooked ham.
Example sentences
  • Gimme his truffled scallops on grits with red-eye gravy and call me Scarlett.
  • Evan Jones describes how it is made: To enhance ham with red-eye gravy, put the fried slices aside and add one-half cup of ice water to the drippings, letting it bubble until it turns red.
  • Two hundred African American recipes from grits with ham, red-eye gravy and sweet potato pie.

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Syllabification: red-eye gra·vy

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