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Country Sausage With Red-Eye Gravy

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“Great homemade breakfast and the aroma will wake up the whole house. Serve with a couple scrambled eggs and you have a wonderful way to start the day”

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  1. In a medium bowl combine the pork, croutons, onion, garlic, the 1 teaspoon brown sugar, sage, salt, thyme, and cayenne. Mix thoroughly. Gently mix in cherries (for added flavor, soak cherries in 1/4 cup of bourbon for 15 minutes). Shape mixture into twelve 3-inch patties, using wet hands. Arrange on a tray. Cover; refrigerate overnight.
  2. In a large skillet fry patties, half at a time, in hot oil over medium heat for 5 minutes on each side or until browned and cooked through. Remove from heat:keep warm.
  3. For the Red-Eye Gravy, stir the 2 tablespoons brown sugar into the drippings in skillet. Stir in the coffee. Bring to boiling. Boil gently, uncovered, for 2 or 3 minutes or until gravy is slightly thickened and has a rich reddish brown, scraping the skillet to loosen any crusty bits.
  4. Split biscuits. Serve sausage patties in split biscuits with gravy.

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