Dorie Greenspan's Go-To Beef Daube

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4 slices thick-cut bacon, cut crosswise into 1-inch-wide pieces
One 3 1/2-pound beef chuck roast, fat and any sinews removed, cut into 2- to 3-inch cubes
2 tablespoons mild oil (such as grapeseed or canola)
Salt and freshly ground pepper
2 yellow onions or 1 spanish onion, quartered and thinly sliced
6 shallots, thinly sliced
1 garlic head, halved, horizonally, only loose papery peel removed
1 1/2 pounds carrots, trimmed, peeled, halved crosswise, and halved or quartered lengthwise, depending on thickness
1/2 pound parsnips, trimmed, peeled, halved crosswise, and quartered lengthwise (optional)
1/4 cup cognac or other brandy
1 bottle fruity red wine (i know this sound sacrilegious, but a central coast syrah is great here)
A bouquet garni�\u00942 thyme sprigs, 2 parsley sprigs, 1 rosemary sprig, and the leaves from 1 celery stalk, tied together in a piece of cheesecloth

Nutrition 6 servings

Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 728
Fat 27g 42%
Carbs 31g 10%
Protein 61g 123%
Fiber 6g 24%
Cholesterol 182mg 60%
Sodium 454mg 18%


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