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Cooking & Baking

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Tue Oct 24, 2023, 08:35 PM Oct 2023

OK, so here's a "poor man's " food [View all]

I got this recipe from an old friend who passed a few years ago (Thank you Mavis). She grew up in Crawford county GA, from regular folk stock. Keep in mind, these people made their own bacon. No over-priced store-bought stuff for them. They MADE it every fall, and Mavis helped with the slaughter, smoking, and butchering.

Egg Gravy with Bacon

Fry 10 slices of bacon till crisp. Drain and crumble. Add 4 Tbsp flour to the bacon grease. Stir and let cook over med low heat for about 1 minute. Beat 4 eggs till thick and add 4 cups milk, 2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper. Mix well and pour slowly into the bacon and flour mixture. Heat slowly till thick, stirring constantly. Add crumbled bacon. Serve over toast or biscuits.

I cut the recipe in half. That's a LOT of food.

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We were talking about egg gravy recently Marthe48 Oct 2023 #1
I just saw a cookbook: Cucina Povera viva la Oct 2023 #2
we had toast broken up with sugar and milk littlewolf Oct 2023 #10
That's great... viva la Oct 2023 #11
I had scrambled eggs on toast with slice of tomato Deuxcents Oct 2023 #3
I grew up poor lapfog_1 Oct 2023 #4
Good old SOS... FemDemERA Oct 2023 #7
How much did it cost then? Lokilooney Oct 2023 #8
LOL - I was a kid then lapfog_1 Oct 2023 #9
You guys can afford bacon? Aussie105 Oct 2023 #5
Here is another that I came up with. Eko Oct 2023 #6
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