Let's hope no one got too hurt here.

Halloween, Cross Crusade-style & Winners!!

by Cassidy Stockton

Even obstacles get to eat oats!

What could be better than a cyclocross Halloween? You’ve got rain, mud, costumes and steaming hot steel cut oats… could you really hope for more? How about dogs in costumes and crazy bikes? Last weekend was the annual two-day Portland Cross Crusade Halloween bash

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The Bob's Red Mill Cookbook contains 350-plus recipes using whole grains to create delicious and easy-to-prepare dishes.

New Cookbook & a Give-away

by Cassidy Stockton

The Bob's Red Mill Cookbook contains 350-plus recipes using whole grains to create delicious and easy-to-prepare dishes.

The long anticipated sequel to our Mill family Baking Book, the Bob’s Red Mill Cookbook has finally hit store shelves. We’ve slaved over recipes and proofreading for the last two years and are

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World's Best Porridge

World’s Best Bowl of Porridge

by Cassidy Stockton

World's Best Porridge

After our last post, we got many requests for the actual winning recipe. While it’s pretty much what’s on our package, I’m happy to include it here for your enjoyment.

Basic Steel Cut Oats

Ingredients:
2-1/2 cups Water
1/4 tsp Salt
1 cup Bob’s Red Mill Steel

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Oregon Orchard Oat Brûlée combines the finest Oregon crops- pears, cherries and hazelnuts.

Oregon Orchard Oat Brûlée

by Cassidy Stockton

We’ve been teasing you for months now with drool-worthy photos of our Oregon Orchard Oat Brûlée (say THAT five times fast) and we know you’ve been eager to take a crack at this recipe at home. Your wishes have been granted (unless, that is, you just want them to appear

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Matt held his own, even while being interviewed.
Matt stands proud after being awarded the title of World Porridge Champion

World Porridge Champions

by Cassidy Stockton

Matt stands proud after being awarded the title of World Porridge Champion

Yes, today we were awarded the title of Golden Spurtle Champions. I am still in shock and can hardly believe that we now hold the Golden Spurtle for a year. I promise you a full report tomorrow, when

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The Edinburgh Castle
Matt Cox receives Mayor Jeremy Ferguson's lapel pin.

Golden Spurtle Update & Give Away 3

by Cassidy Stockton

The Milwaukie, Oregon Flag

It got a little hectic today at the Whole Grain Store during our Bon Voyage party for the Golden Spurtle team. Oats were flying, pears were sizzling and sugar was dripping down the sides of mini-ramekins. We welcomed over a dozen special guests and media representatives

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Lori teaches students at the CIA about celiac disease.

A Visit to the C.I.A.

by Cassidy Stockton

Lori teaches students at the CIA how to cook for those with celiac disease.

I just returned from an incredible adventure to Hyde Park, New York!  I was given the opportunity to teach a class on gluten-free baking at the Culinary Institute of America.

The C.I.A. is the premier culinary

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This is a hazelnut in the husk- a perfect addition to our presentation.

Golden Spurtle: Oregon Hazelnuts and a Giveaway!

by Cassidy Stockton

Nancy and Polly were so helpful and happily toured me around the farm.

Part of the Golden Spurtle competition is plating your gastronomic creation. Not only does your oatmeal concoction need to taste amazing, it needs to look beautiful too. As part of our plating, we wanted to highlight the

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