How To Make the BEST Beef Stew In the Crockpot. Need recipes and ideas for meals and dinners to make in slow cookers or crock pots? This is one of the most classic crowd pleasers that all families love. Easy, healthy, and wholesome, made with bottom round beef roast, flour, onion, dry red wine, carrots, potatoes, bay leaves, beef broth, tomato paste. Comfort food like this is perfect for cold weather cooking.