Scrub four delicata squash. Halve and de-seed. You can toast the seeds with a bit of salt and oil, they are quite tasty. Slice thinly and add to the crockpot.
Brown one pound of meat, ground beef, lamb, goat are all tasty options.
Add the browned meet into the crock pot and drizzle with 2 tbls sesame seed oil, 2 tbls rice wine vinegar, 3 tbls brown sugar, 2 tbls soy sauce, 1 tbls red pepper flakes, 1/2 tbls ground chili powder, 1 oz fresh ginger slivered, 12 oz homemade garlic tomato paste, one can well washed chickpeas, 4 cloves of crushed garlic, and 1 large onion chopped. Cook on high for 3 hours.