6 slices thick-cut bacon, diced
2-1/2 pounds fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed, and halved
8 shallots, sliced
2 teaspoons kosher or sea salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 to 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil (optional)
1 cup pecan halves
1/2 cup dry white wine or chicken stock
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