In a medium high large heated skillet, fry bacon pieces until crispy. Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon and add to 6 quart crock pot. Sauté mushrooms with herbs for 4-5 minutes until mushrooms are golden brown. Remove from skillet. Add to crock pot. Brown all chicken pieces on both sides in skillet. Remove and add to crock pot. Add salt, pepper, garlic, whiskey, wine, stock, bay leaves, carrots, onions and slurry to crock pot.
Cook on low for 6-7 hours. Toss in fava beans the last 10 minutes of cooking time. Serve with roasted potatoes. Garnish with Italian parsley. Enjoy! Serves 6-8.