oat Recipes

Miso Oat Porridge recipe
Miso Oat Porridge

A simple bowl of toasted rolled oats finished with a bit of miso, then topped with a load of minced chives, walnuts, baby radishes, and a thread of cream. Also, a few snapshots from Los Angeles.

Thinnest Oatmeal Cookies recipe
Thinnest Oatmeal Cookies

One of the easiest cookies I know how to make - made from rolled oats, they're razor thin and lacy, golden, freckled with poppy seeds, with and anise accent from crushed fennel seeds.

Rose Petal Granola recipe
Rose Petal Granola

A variation on the granola from my last book - this time with rose petals, walnuts, currants, and black pepper.

Easy Little Bread recipe
Easy Little Bread

The bread you should make right this minute - yeast-based, farm-style, made from rolled oats and a blend of all-purpose and whole wheat flours.

Oatmeal Crackers recipe
Oatmeal Crackers

Snappy, substantial, homemade oatmeal crackers - made with rolled oats and rye flour. Plus a little glimpse at some postcards I made.

Oat Soda Bread recipe
Oat Soda Bread

A rustic oat soda bread you can make in less than an hour. Seriously. Made from a simple ingredient list of rolled oats, flour, baking soda, salt, and buttermilk.

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe
Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I'm posting this recipe not because these are the best oatmeal chocolate chip cookies ever of all time. They're good, but...I'm posting the recipe, because they make amazing ice cream sandwich cookies. And it's prime ice cream sandwich season.

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble recipe
Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

A simple spring crumble - rhubarb, strawberry, and a splash of port wine with a buttery black pepper, pine nut and oat crumble top. Sounds a bit fancy, but really, it couldn't be easier to make.

Multigrain Waffles recipe
Multigrain Waffles

Poppyseed-flecked and made with a blend of barley, oat, and rye flours, these multigrain waffles are buttermilk-moist with a golden crust and a hint of tanginess.

Orange and Oat Scones recipe
Orange and Oat Scones

Rustic orange-scented oat scones peppered with currants inspired by a recipe in Romney Steele's new Big Sur-based My Nepenthe cookbook.

Yogurt Tartlets recipe
Yogurt Tartlets

These charming little tartlets finish off a meal nicely. Oat-crusted with a creamy, ginger-spiked yogurt filling, they are delightful topped with any number of adornments - fresh berries, dried fruit, or crystallized ginger.

Carrot Oatmeal Cookies recipe
Carrot Oatmeal Cookies

One of my favorite cookies - a carrot oatmeal cookie sweetened with maple syrup. They are made with fragrant coconut oil, plenty of chopped walnuts, rolled oats, and a bit of fresh ginger. They also happen to be egg-free and vegan.

Maple Syrup Scones recipe
Maple Syrup Scones

Maple syrup scones sweetened with a hint of maple syrup. Big flakes of sugar meld into a sweet, crackly top crust, and the whole wheat pastry flour makes them beautifully tender.

Honey-sweetened Thumbprint Cookies recipe
Honey-sweetened Thumbprint Cookies

A simple thumbprint cookie recipe. Made with whole wheat pastry flour and oats, and sweetened with honey instead of granulated sugar.

Itsy Bitsy Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe
Itsy Bitsy Chocolate Chip Cookies

The perfect bite-sized chocolate chip cookie. Tiny, thin, golden, crisp, a bit nutty with plenty of shaved chocolate.

Nikki's Healthy Cookies recipe
Nikki's Healthy Cookies

A remarkable healthy cookie recipe - banana-batter, shredded coconut, dark chocolate chunks, and oats. Butter-less, flour-less, egg-less, and potentially sugar-less cookies make great after school or after work treats.

Grandma's Grain recipe
Grandma's Grain

A simple, single pot mixed grain recipe inspired by a reader email from a grandmother of four - rice, oats, barley, and millet.

Anzac Cookies recipe
Anzac Cookies

Anzacs are made from oats, coconut, and flour coming together in a butter-kissed dough. You end up with a hearty, sturdy cookie, that isn't overly sweet, with little fuss.

Video: Big Sur Power Bars recipe
Video: Big Sur Power Bars

A homemade powerbar recipe packed with lots of toasted nuts and coconut, crisped rice and ground espresso beans. Video how-to as well as written instructions.

Plum and Peach Crisp recipe
Plum and Peach Crisp

This rustic plum and peach crisp has a generous oat-flecked crumbly crust. Paired with a dollop of cold, creamy vanilla ice cream - heavenly.