Here's one i concocted; 2lbs. venison cubed and browned in olive oil,3 med. potatoes cubed,1/4 bag baby carrots diced,4 stalks celery diced,1 med. onion diced,32oz. kitchen basics beef broth,1/2 tsp. ital. season,1/2 tsp. oregano,1/4 tsp garlic powder,1/4 tsp. celery salt, 1/4 tsp. parsley flakes,1/2 tsp. onion salt,1/2 tsp. reg. salt 1/2 tsp pepper.When your browning the venison sprinkle thyme and rosemary over it.Combine everything in crockpot and cook on high for 4 hours and then reduce to low for 4 hours or until vegetables get tender.1 hour before done,1 cup cold water and add 2 tblspns flour to it and mix then dump it in the crockpot-keep stirring until the broth thickens to gravy.