Recipe: Oatmeal Porridge

  •  1 pt. of boiling water.
  •  1/2 cup of oatmeal.
  •  1/2 tsp. salt.

Be sure to have the water boiling. Sprinkle in the oatmeal slowly, stirring all the time. Add the salt, and move back or set in a vessel of boiling water where it will cook gently for 1 hour. Do not stir the porridge after the first 5 minutes.

All porridge (or mush) is made on the same principle. T

he Fun of Cooking, by Caroline French Benton (Year 1915)