Grandmother's Beef Stew



1. On a sheet of wax paper, combine flour, salt and pepper; dredge meat cubes in flour mixture, coating each piece lightly.

2. Place meat in a slow cooker. Add potatoes, carrots, and onion to cooker.

3. In a 1-cup measure, combine boiling water and beef bouillon. Add mixture to cooker with remaining ingredients; stir to mix well.

4. Cover and cook at low setting for 10-12 hours or at high setting for 4-6 hours. Stir stew thoroughly and remove bay leaf before serving.