2 tablespoons tapioca pearls (or other thickener of you choice)
½ to 1 cup chicken broth
Chicken pieces w/ skins on (skinless pieces would dry out with this cooking
Salt and pepper
Peel a few carrots and cut into 1 inch chunks. Place in the bottom of crock pot. Peel potatoes, cut in quarters and place on top of carrots and salt and pepper lightly. Sprinkle on tapioca pearls. Pour on chicken broth. Liberally sprinkle chicken with spices and salt. Place on top of potatoes. Cook on low for 8 to 9 hours. To serve, remove chicken and place on serving platter. Put potatoes and carrots in separate dish.