In the Kitchen: Ham with Dunkin’ Red Eye Gravy & Grits

Dunkin’ Donuts Chef Eric Palilunas joined us in The Rhode Show kitchen to show us how to make their Ham with Dunkin’ Red Eye Gravy & Grits.

Ham and Gravy:

  • 8 ounces country ham, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 small Dunkin’ Donuts Coffee (Black)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar


  1. Brown ham steaks in skillet, deglaze with coffee
  2. Add chicken stock
  3. Turn heat off and whisk in butter
  4. Pour over ham and grits


  •  2 cups Whole Milk
  •  2 cups water
  •  1 cup coarse cornmeal
  •  2 tablespoons butter


  1. Place the milk, water in sauce pan and bring to a boil slowly.
  2. When the milk mixture comes to a boil, gradually add the cornmeal while continually whisking.
  3. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Once all of the cornmeal has been incorporated, decrease the heat to low and cover.

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