1. Sauté onion in 2 Tablespoons fat until onion is transparent. Remove onions from pan & save.
2. Cut chuck roast into 1-inch thick strips. Roll in flour and season as desired with salt, pepper,and
or seasoned salt.
3. Place beef strips in pan and cook until browned.
4. Return cooked onions to the skillet and add thyme and bay leaf.
5. Combine water, catsup, vinegar and sugar and add to meat.
6. Simmer until meat is tender adding liquid as needed.
Serve with noodles, rice or mashed potatoes.