2 cans of undrained sauerkraut (or 1 bag of 2 pounds)
5 or 6 potatoes, peeled and cut into large pieces
1 cup of water
1 pound of Polish sausage, cut into pieces (smoked sausage could be used)
1 teaspoon caraway seeds
1 laurel leaf
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Put the sauerkraut and potatoes in the slow cooker, add the spices and water. Place the sausage on top. Cook for 4 hours over high heat or about 6 hours over low heat or until potatoes are tender.