The Shopping List: steel cut oats, pears, sliced almonds

In a large sauce pan, melt
3 tablespoons butter

1 1/2 cups steel cut oats
Stir constantly until lightly toasted and fragrant

Remove from heat and add:
6 3/4 cups boiling water
1/4 teaspoon salt
Cover and let sit overnight.

In the morning, heat over low heat for about 20 minutes until all the liquid is absorbed.

Pear Topping
Peel and slice:
5 or 6 pears

In a skillet, melt:
3 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons honey

Top oatmeal with pears and sliced almonds (optional)

This recipe is adapted from Simple Recipes.