In this video, you’ll see how to make ham and red-eye gravy. You’ll use cold leftover coffee to create a tasty gravy to spoon over fried slices of ham. It’s like getting something from nothing! It may sound unusual, but there’s something about this flavor combination. Watch the video, then get the recipe for Chef John's Ham & Red Eye Gravy. When the bitter coffee hits the pan, coming into contact with the sweet-and-smoky-flavored ham fat, something delicious happens!