noun[mass noun] US
Gravy made by adding liquid to the fat from cooked ham.
- 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.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: red-eye gravy
Definition of red-eye gravy in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.