1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (In 0.25 Cup Cold Water, Mixed To A Paste)
Whole black peppercorns
1 , sliced
Dredge beef with flour and brown in hot oil in a large skillet.
Remove, cut into thick slices, and place in slow cooker.
Drain accumulated fat from skillet and add water.
Stir to loosen browned bits.
Add wine, flour-water mixture, and salt.
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thickened.
Pour over meat in the slow cooker and add remaining ingredients.
Cover and cook on low 8 to 10 hours.
Serve with boiled potatoes.
Lemon slices added the last hour of cooking will retain their shape and color.