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LISA3691 SparkPoints: (4,341)
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3/2/13 6:58 P

Thank you that was what I wanted and needed to know thank you

SPKRAUSE Posts: 543
3/2/13 1:35 P

Instant and rolled are not the same.

From less processed to most processed you have:
- oat groats ... look like rice kernels and take the longest to cook (most of an hour)
- steel-cut oats ... 1/2 to 1/3 the size of groats, because they are sliced up (steel cut!) groats, take less time (~25 minutes) to cook
- rolled or *traditional* oats ... groats that are steamed and rolled flat; at Walmart they're in the cannister with the *blue* ribbon and take about 15 or so minutes of simmering to cook
- *quick* oats are rolled oats that are cut up a bit and rolled thinner, so they cook within about 5 minutes (they may be the reddish cannister)
- *instant* oats are precooked and soft, and cook within a minute ... or just add boiling water and stir.

In baking rolled and quick oats are *mostly* interchangeable. Instant oats are not.

LAURAAT Posts: 1,506
2/25/13 11:42 A

As far as I know, rolled oats are the same as the instant kind.

LISA3691 SparkPoints: (4,341)
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2/25/13 3:40 A

sad

LISA3691 SparkPoints: (4,341)
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2/23/13 2:17 A

I have seen rolled Oats have used them before, but I have not been able to find them at wal mart or Martins. they have 100 whole wheat and the instant kinds. Help I want to try some recipes but I can't until I can figure out where to get these at. Have they changed names being packaged differently. am I just not with it. lol

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