Here is what you will need:
Cube the potatoes (and any "extras") and set aside.
Put the 4 cups of water (or milk) in to the Crock Pot
Stir in the mix until well blended.
Drop in the cubes of potatoes (and extras)
Heat on low for "hours"
Taste the "brew" every now and then until it is hot enough for your taste.
The O'Hurley's recipe calls for ham cubes and mild cheddar cheese, but you could really throw in just about anything. Here are a few other ideas: