- Cut steak into 1½ inch pieces and coat with mixture of flour, sugar, pepper abd salt. Line casserole dish (greased) with 2 of the sliced onions and sprinkle with chopped garlic. Place meat in casserole and pour on sauces, vinegar and stock over meat and let it stande 5 hours. Top with sliced onions and finish with bacon strips. Cover and bake in a moderate oven for 2 - 2½ hours. Remove cover for the last 20 minutes of cooking time to crisp the bacon and onion topping.