I tried to do this in the crockpot with not so great results. I adjusted the recipe for 3 pounds of stew meat, since that's what I had, and I did sub red wine for part of the soy and Worcestershire as recommended by some other reviews. I also used frozen chopped onions instead of fresh and added a large can of sliced mushrooms, drained. I followed the rest of the recipe from there, except the last cup of water (2 cups with the adjusted recipe), which I left out since you need less liquid when cooking with the slow cooker. Unfortunately, there was still too much liquid. Even after adding 2 packages of gravy mix and a cornstarch slurry, the sauce never thickened up. But, the good thing was it still tasted really great! My husband gave it a 4 as it was and I would give it a 4 for flavor myself. I do want to try this again on the stove so I can see how the gravy thickens up the right way before I give this one official stars. But if it tastes as good on the cook top as it did in the crockpot, plus it has real gravy, I'm betting it'll be a 5 star recipe. Thanks so much!
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I tried to do this in the crockpot with not so great results. I adjusted the recipe for 3...