1 chuck roast (or similar)
1 packet onion soup mix OR
4 bullion cubes +2 Tbsp dry chopped onions+2 tsp onion powder
2 cups hot water
2 Tbsp cornstarch
Place roast in crock-pot. Shake steak seasoning on top to taste. Mix onion soup and water; pour over roast. Add extra onion slices and garlic if you wish. Cook on high while at Sunday School and Church (3-4 hours). :) Take roast out of crock-pot and place on plate to rest and be carved. Take 2-3 ladle-fulls of broth out of crock and pour in microwave safe bowl with a few ice cubes. Stir in cornstarch. Blend in rest of broth. Microwave for 1-2 minutes to thicken. Pour in gravy boat.
Serve with mashed potatoes, cooked carrots or other hot veggie, and warm bread and butter.