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“I got this from a MFK Fisher book. Don't be scared of the "Prunes". If they don't disintegrate in the sauce, I always strain out the chunks before I make the sauce. But the flavor will keep your hubby coming back for more!”
3hrs 50mins

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  1. Preheat a heavy deep pan on medium-high heat.
  2. Add oil, and brown roast on all sides until a golden crust forms.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add prunes and 2 cups of water.
  4. Cover and reduce heat to simmer for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.
  5. Remove meat from liquid and place on a platter.
  6. If you wish, you can strain out the prune pieces, but save the juices!
  7. Stir in vinegar, water, sugar, cloves and cinnamon. Cook rapidly until a thick sauce is formed.
  8. Pour sauce over and around meat.
  9. I like to serve garlic mashed potatoes, and green beans with this dish.

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