1 pound sliced bacon
2 pounds pure pork sausage links, bacon fat or vegetable oil
2 large onions, sliced
2 cloves of garlic
4 large potatoes, thickly sliced
2 carrots, thickly sliced
1 large bunch of fresh herbs, tied with string
hard cider (apple wine) or apple cider
fresh parsley, chopped for garnish
Lightly fry bacon until crisp. Place in large cooking pot. Brown
sausage in some bacon grease or vegetable oil. Remove and add to pot.
Soften sliced onions and whole garlic cloves in fat, then add to pot with
potatoes and carrots. Bury the bunch of herbs in the middle of the mixture.
Sprinkle with pepper. Cover with cider. Cook 1 1/2 hours over moderate
heat; do not boil. Garnish with chopped parsley.