I've talked about beef tips before,a simple, hearty, savory recipe that fills bellies. It's about as simple as plugging in a crock pot.
Beef Tips and Rice
5 lb good stew meat
Brown gravy mix
Get out your slow cooker the night before you want to serve beef tips. Line it with a slow cooker liner, then add 5 lbs of good stew meat. Cover the meat with mixed brown gravy mix. Milady normally uses about 6 cups of liquid to cover five pounds of meat. Add salt, pepper, garlic powder to the mix. Cover the slow cooker, set it on low, and go to bed.
When you wake up, the kitchen will smell like heaven. Drink your coffee and leave it alone.
About lunch time, make a pot of rice. Milady usually serves creamed corn as a side veggie and yeast rolls to sop the gravy. Five pounds will feed a regiment, unless you have teenaged boys in the mix. If you're not careful, you'll find the teenagers using white bread to sop the remains out of the slow cooker. But, that makes clean-up easy and you won't have to worry about leftovers.