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Steel Cut Oatmeal

Has anyone tried steel cut oatmeal and how do you like it? Whats the difference between that and rolled oats?

Mon. Oct 3, 6:41pm

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It takes longer to cook. LOL

Monday, October 03, 2005, 6:52 PM

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def. takes longer to cook...sometimes an hour...but it also has a much nicer texture and a nuttier flavor. It isn't as sticky and gelatenous as instant oatmeal, and has a little more oomph than regular (non-instant) oatmeal. All in all, I like it lots better.

Monday, October 03, 2005, 9:49 PM

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instant oatmeal is mush...ick!

haven't tried steel cut, but sounds yummy.
personally, i like the old fashioned quaker oats. they are not mushy like instant, yet convenient (microwave w/ water) add soy milk and fresh fruit (strawberries, apples, peaches, raisins)...maybe some cinnamon!

Monday, October 03, 2005, 10:04 PM

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Steel cut is the best! Worth the extra time. Better for you and tastes better!

Try cooking with a cinnamon stick in the pot, a tablespoon of raisins, and when it's ready to serve, throw in a tablespoon of pecan pieces that you have sauteed dry in a skillet until you smell their nutty aroma .

Monday, October 03, 2005, 10:42 PM

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I've heard steel cut is really good, and I've heard you can re-cook it, as well. But they are more expensive, and take longer to cook.

I myself like Quaker Old Fashioned Oats. Really tasty, and only takes about 5 minutes to cook. Much better than instant or quick -- it's like a different food altogether. I eat it everyday.

Tuesday, October 04, 2005, 9:40 AM

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