contributed by Kirk Shaw, originally from 365 Days of Slow-Cooking by Karen Bellessa Petersen
6 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium onion, chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
6 russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
1/2 tsp garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste
In a microwave-safe bowl, combine garlic, onion, and oil; cook 4-5 minutes, stirring every minute until onions are soft.
Place potatoes in slow cooker; top with onion mixture and garlic powder. Stir until potatoes are well coated. Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours, or until potatoes are soft but not turning brown.
Add salt and pepper to taste; serve.