About Ben Vaughn

Ben Vaughn is a chef, restaurateur, and Food Network host. He’s also a weekly columnist for the Las Vegas Sun and The Daily Meal and a culinary adviser to National Food Day. His first book, Southern Routes, chronicles his journey to find the best dishes and restaurants from North Carolina to Texas. @therealbenvaughn

A slice of ham with red eye gravy on a cutting board with a knife and salt and pepper shaker.

Ham with Red Eye Gravy

A Southern classic made from pan drippings and coffee, this little number is going to make you rethink your weekend breakfast making.