The Beef Bourguinon

4 pounds lean beef, cubed
1 cup red wine
1/3 cup oil
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon black pepper
8 slices bacon, diced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 onion, diced
1 pound mushrooms, sliced
1/3 cup flour

Marinate beef in wine,oil,thyme and pepper 4 hrs at room temp. or overnight
in the fridge. In large pan, cook bacon until soft. Add garlic and onion
sauteeing until soft. Add mushrooms and cook until slightly wilted. Drain
beef reserving liquid. Place beef in slow cooker. Sprinkle flour over the
beef stirring until well coated. Add mushroom mixture on top. Pour reserved
marinade over all. Cook on LOW 8−9 hrs.