3 to 4 lb. corned beef brisket
1/2 c. chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 bay leaves
1 head cabbage, cut into wedges (optional)
Place brisket in crockpot. Barely cover with water. Add onion, garlic and bay leaves. Cover and cook for 8 to 10 hours. If cabbage is desired, remove brisket from crockpot when done; turn on HIGH and drop wedges of cabbage into broth. Cover and cook 20 to 30 minutes or until cabbage is tender.