2 tablespoons margarine
1 slice of ham, about 1/4-inch thick
2 tablespoons strong, black coffee
1/4 cup water
Melt margarine in skillet and fry ham until done. Remove ham to a platter and keep warm. Add coffee and water to the fat; bring to a boil. Serve gravy with the ham and grits.
For a large slice of ham or two slices, double amount of liquid.
Serves 2 to 4.