Season the chicken pieces with Essence. In a mixing bowl, add the flour and season with Essence. Dredge
the chicken in the seasoned flour, coating each side completely. Add the oil to the slow cooker, over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the chicken. Turn to brown the chicken on all sides. Cook until evenly browned, 5 to 6 minutes. Add the sausage
, stir and cook for 5 to 6 minutes. Add the onions. Season with salt and cayenne. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes. Add the bay leaves, garlic
and chicken stock. Cover the slow cooker
and cook for 3 hours, or until the chicken is tender. Stir in the green onions. Reseason if necessary.