Oh yes, my children have all loved ham gravy and have even fought over the last bits of it the next day. They look forward to that part of our holiday meals above all else. It's really simple. I actually cook my ham in a baking bag along with brown sugar (more than you would think) , 12 oz cola, pinch of cinnamon, pinch of ground cloves, 8-12 oz pineapple juice. After baking, just remove ham, add a bit (1/4 cup) water to drippings and loosen up. Put pan on stove, add about 1-2 cups water, and thicken mixture with cornstarch.. WONDERFUL!!! I'm not great at writing the recipe, but hope you get the idea.
I never heard of ham gravy, other than Red Eye, which is my favorite meal. I make it with coffee, my MIL just used hot water in hers. I favor the coffee and really don't think I would like it made any other way.
That's pretty much how I make my ham and gravy, too! ;o) Excellent!!! I never have any gravy left over..
My mom and I always make ham gravy the same way..add a bit of water to roasting pan and scrape brown bits up..make a slurry of milk and flour ; stir and simmer until thick and bubbly. I always add pepper to taste.
I love ham gravy on slices of ham or mashed potatoes or anything really. Until now, I've never known anyone else who makes it.
Great Post. My mother made the gravey as well. She called it Milk Gravy.
Amazing how many different names basically is the same recipe.
I bet some bacon drippings would be wonderful as well.
I think I have seen Ham Boullion cubes. Knorrs?
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We call it milk gravy as well and can be made from any kind of pork fat drippings..sausage, ham or chops...best thing for mashed potatoes and biscuits that I have ever eaten. I haven't seen ham cubes but have seen ham base in jars that works as well.
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