The Right Way to Prepare Oatmeal and 5 Tips for Making It Better
2. Pay Attention To The Water-To-Oat Ratio
Pay attention to the instructions on the side of your oatmeal container and do what they say to avoid a pasty, sticky mess or a soupy mush. For steel-cut oats, the ratio is 1 cup of water per 1/4 cup of oats. If you are using quick-cooking or rolled oats the ratio is 1 cup of water per 1/2 cup of oats.
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