Pinch of salt
1 C Irish, Scottish, or other steel-cut oats
Bring 4 C water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add salt. Turn off heat, stir in oats; cover and let stand overnight.
Place pan of soaked oatmeal over med-low heat; cook, stirring occasionally, until creamy and heated through, 8-10 minutes. Serve hot with desired toppings.