- 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)