This recipe intrigued me....so its in the crockpot now, and smells pretty darn good.
Prior to preparing, I googled some of the key ingredients & found this recipe mentioned on several sites. I had really wanted to discover what size roast & whether or not to use salted or unsalted butter. Alas, i found no mention of how big a roast to use, or what kind of butter, but i ended up with
an approx 2 1/2 lb. chuck roast (its the right size for my crockpot)
1 (dry) packet of Good Seasons Ranch Dressing
1 (dry) packet of McCormick au jus
1 stick unsalted butter (opted for this since i figure there's plenty of salt in those packet thingies)
5-6 pepperocini peppers
so we shall see. if it tastes as good as it smells, all will be well.
(note to non-googlers: several sites have mini discussions about this as well, one even mentioned not using any liquid, ie butter....cuz she forgot to put it in.-LOL, and it was still good. another substitued beef broth or something similar for the butter, another used half broth & half butter....you get the idea)