Monday, February 15, 2010

Basic Oats Cooking

Measure the amount of water into a medium saucepan and bring to a full boil. If desired, add ¼ tsp salt to the water. Slowly add the grain and return to boiling. Cover and simmer for the time specified or till most of the water is absorbed and grain is tender.

Rolled Oats, quick cooking – 1 ½ cups, 3 cups water. Simmer for 1 minute. Let stand, covered, for three minutes. Yield 3 cups

Rolled Oats, regular – 1 2/3 cups, 3 cups water. Simmer for 5-7 minutes. Let stand, covered for 3 minutes. Yield 3 cups

Oats, steel cut – 1 cup, 2 ½ cups water. Simmer for 20 to 25 minutes.
Yield 2 ½ cups

Source: “Bee Prepared” Book

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