Baking instructions: Bake at 325 degrees – Start with ¼ inch of water in pan – Keep covered until fork tender – Raise heat to 375 degrees and uncover to brown.
2 lbs – 5 lbs: 3½ – 4 hours total cooking time
6 lbs and over: 4½ – 5 hours total cooking time
Stove instructions: The above items can be cooked on the stove on medium heat. Start with ¼ inch of water covered for 1 hour. Uncover to cook down the juices in the pan to a dark brown color. Brown meat on all sides. Add 1 chopped onion and ¼ bell pepper and saute. Add 2 inches of water and scrape bottom of pan. Finish cooking. Add 2 tablespoons of cream of mushroom soup to thicken gravy.