The Robert Burns impersonator was quite popular at the Golden Spurtle. Here we got him to pose with our Steel Cut Oats and World Champion, Matt Cox.

Happy Birthday, Robert Burns!

by Cassidy Stockton

The Robert Burns impersonator was quite popular at the Golden Spurtle. Here we got him to pose with our Steel Cut Oats and World Champion, Matt Cox.

Today marks the birth of Robert Burns, the renowned Scottish poet known as the Son of Scotland. Robert Burns wrote such epic poems

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

Golden Spurtle Visitors

by Cassidy Stockton

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

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

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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

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

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

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Check out this video by clicking on the link below.

Great Video Clip from Golden Spurtle

by Cassidy Stockton

Check out this great movie (6 minutes) documenting the Golden Spurtle Competition. This clip gives you a wonderful idea of the atmosphere during the competition and some behind-the-scenes you haven’t seen before. All of the credit goes to Fergus Thom of Carrbridge Films. Thanks Fergus!

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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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