From L to R: Bob, Fergus, Dennis, Matt, Francesca, James, Linda, and Bob's grandchildren Sarah and Chad.

Golden Spurtle Visitors

by Cassidy Stockton

Yesterday we had the honor of entertaining some folks who help make the Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championship possible. They flew all the way from Scotland to visit our mill and take a personal tour with Bob. In addition to learning about our company, they’ve enjoyed some quintessential sights

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Look, it's me! Here I am shooting some video of the competition.

A Wee Bit o’Banter with Matthew Cox

by Cassidy Stockton

When our team began planning our trip to the Golden Spurtle World Porridge Championship we had very high hopes for the photos we could capture, the people we could meet, the foods we would taste and, um, the video we could shoot. So we got ourselves a fun and easy-to-use

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Check out this video by clicking on the link below.
World's Best Porridge

World’s Best Bowl of Porridge

by Cassidy Stockton

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 Cut Oats (Organic,

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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

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 the dust has settled and I can put the day’s events into

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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

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 to join us for

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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

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 beauty in all of our Oregon ingredients- deep green pears, rich red cherries

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