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Old-Fashioned Porridge

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Old fashioned porridge.


  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup Scotch oats (steel-cut)


Bring water and salt to a boil. Sprinkle with oats, stirring constantly. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 25 mintes, stirring occasionally. Serve porridge hot with milk and honey, sugar, syrup, or fruit. This recipe for porridge serves 4 to 6.

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 4 out of 5
Great basic recipe for porridge, Member gourmetwannabe

I like to use less water -- two cups instead of two and a half cups -- and reduce the cooking time to 20 minutes. This gives it a litlle more tecture, which is more to my liking. But, that's just me...

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