Save those tiny marshmallows for your tiny campfire; they’ve got no place at the breakfast table. For a bowl of wholesome goodness, try this hearty oatmeal recipe from chef Kurt Steeber of The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu. His set-it-and-forget-it method works like a (lucky) charm.
Makes four servings
1 c. steel-cut oats
1 c. dried cranberries
1 c. dried figs
4 c. water
1/2 c. half-and-half
1. In a slow cooker, combine all ingredients and set to low heat.
2. Cover and let cook 8-9 hours.
Give it a good stir and serve.
The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu (310-457-8700 or theranchmalibu.com).