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This is not your average slow cooker recipe!  Definitely above average and would make a lovely Sunday dinner with a salad and crusty bread.  It is delicious.  Make sure when you brown the chicken thighs you sear them in a preheated skillet for a hearty sear.  Also, in my opinion, double the seasoning.  Enjoy!  If you make this dish, let me know how you like it.     ~Laurie

8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs (2 thighs per person)
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 pounds baby red potatoes, quartered
2 t ablespoons olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

-Season chicken with basil, oregano, rosemary, salt and pepper, to taste.
-Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat.
-Add chicken, skin-side down, and sear both sides until golden brown, about 3 minutes per side; drain excess fat and set chicken aside.
-Place potatoes into a 6-qt slow cooker. Stir in olive oil, garlic and thyme; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
-Add chicken to the slow cooker in an even layer.
-Cover and cook on low heat for 7-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours, or until the chicken is completely cooked through, reaching an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
Serve immediately, sprinkled with Parmesan and garnished with parsley, if desired.