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- Ready In:
- 24hrs 10mins
- 5 lbs roast beef (3-5 lbs.)
- garlic, slivers
- onion, slivers
- 1 cup cider vinegar (or white vinegar)
- 2 cups strong brewed coffee
- 2 cups water
- salt and pepper
- With a sharp knife, cut slits all the way through the roast and insert slivers of onions and garlic.
- Put the meat into a bowl and slowly pour the vinegar over it so that it runs down the sides into the slits.
- Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 24-48 hours.
- When ready to cook, pour the vinegar off.
- Place the meat in a heavy dutch oven and brown in oil until very dark on all sides.
- Pour the 2 cups of brewed coffee over the meat and then add 2 cups of water.
- Cover and cook slowly for approximately 6 hours on top of the stove.
- You may need to add more water at some point, so check it once in a while and add only a small amount of water at a time.
- Season well, but do not add the salt and pepper until about 20 minutes before serving.
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