Date: Wed, 20 Mar 1996 10:45:41 PST From: Joseph Jones Subject: Re: Red eye gravy The red-eye gravy my mother made in N.C. 30-40 years ago was made in the skillet with water and what remained after frying country ham. Put on the table in a small container and eaten after it was poured over a homemade baking-soda biscuit. I had always assumed "red-eye" because the gravy was reddish and full of little round spots of grease. Joseph Jones jjones[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] University of British Columbia Library