More Great Spar for the Spurtle Entries

by Cassidy Stockton

We’ve had quite a slew of entries in Spar for the Spurtle come in since last week and I wanted to highlight some that are really fun. We’re not playing favorites and just because I pick these to feature does not mean they will win, in fact, I have no

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Get Your Spurtle On

by Cassidy Stockton

All it takes is a little creativity and a video camera and you, too, can enter Spar for the Spurtle. We’re not looking for a fancy high-budget video, any old smart phone will do. What we are looking for, however, is a creative dish using Steel Cut Oats. Whether

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News from Abroad: A Golden Spurtle Update

by Matt Cox

After a long flight to Edinburgh via Amsterdam and a train trek across the peaty countryside of Scotland to Inverness-shire, our hearty little band of whole grain evangelists arrived in the Mecca of porridge, Carrbridge, for the World Porridge Making Championships. The four of us from Bob’s Red Mill and

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In Her Words: Spar for the Spurtle Winner Merry Graham

by Guest

It was as if I had been whisked away to Scotland! The bagpiper started playing, beginning the processional that led two competitors and I to our cooking stations. I was a stew pot of nerves, excitement, confidence, and giddiness! My time had arrived. Could I make the winning steel cut

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(L to R) Maire O'Brien (bagpiper), Rachel MacRitchie (judge), Leather Storrs (judge), Bob Moore, Merry Graham, Matthew Cox, Kim Sunee (judge)

Spar for the Spurtle Recap and Winner

by Cassidy Stockton

My apologizes for the delay in announcing our Spar for the Spurtle winner. It’s taken me a few days to organize my thoughts enough to share with you. The event was a resounding success and just about the most fun I’ve ever had at work (with the actual Golden Spurtle

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Spar for the Spurtle: Game on!

by Cassidy Stockton

It’s hard to believe, but this coming Friday is the day our Spar for the Spurtle finalists will throw down to see who will represent Bob’s Red Mill in the 2011 Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championships.

If you’re around, come on out and join the fun. Here are the

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