1. In a stock pot or a large saucepan, combine cabbage, bouillon, vinegar, salt, and pepper.
2. Cover the pot with its lid and place on a medium low flame.
3. Steam cabbage for 20-25 minutes until it is almost tender.
4. Tip in the chestnuts and bacon drippings and cook, uncovered for 5-7 minutes till liquid is reduced and the cabbage is tender.