Southwest Coc au Vin

Stephen A. Broeker 


1/2 pound bacon, chopped
1 pork shoulder without the bone, diced
2 zucchinis, sliced
2 squashes, sliced
1 bottle pinot noir
1 yellow onion, chopped
1 head garlic, chopped
1 can chopped tomatoes
1 can tomato paste
3 carrots, chopped
3 celery stalks, chopped
ground pepper 



Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Sauté the bacon in a frying pan, and set aside.
Brown the pork in the some of the bacon fat.
Sauté the onion and garlic in the some of the bacon fat. 
Add everything to a large cast iron pot. Bring to a boil on the stove.
Add salt and pepper to taste. 

Cook in the oven for at least 3 hours.
Remove from the oven and add salt and pepper to taste.
Add zucchini and squash and leave covered for at least 15 minutes.