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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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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Winner!

by Cassidy Stockton

The winner of our spurtle giveaway is Diane Crosby. She was randomly selected from all of the comments posted in response to our Golden Spurtle update. Congratulations, Diane! A spurtle and steel cut oats are on their way. Watch for a new contest next Wednesday and another chance to win

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A spurtle is the perfect tool for making porridge in true Scottish style.
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Golden Spurtle Update

by Cassidy Stockton

Matt gives our pear and cherry compote a fiery touch.

With only 4 weeks left before the Golden Spurtle Competition, our team has been busily preparing for the journey. Beyond practicing our oatmeal entries, we’ve been planning and packing supplies, mapping our trip and scrambling to think of every possible

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12 Unique Spurtles

Myrtle Spurtles

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We recently received a dozen spurtles we ordered from Tim Cebulla. He made them all of Oregon myrtle wood on his lathe, but each one is a little different from all the others.

 What the heck is a spurtle? you may be wondering. It is a Scottish cooking implement used

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