Keeps best refrigerated or frozen. Cooking Instructions: For a really delicious breakfast cereal for two, bring 2 cups water and 1/4 tsp salt (optional) to a boil. Add 1 cup of rolled oats, reduce heat and cook for 1 to 5 minutes (time depending on the consistency that you like your cereal) stirring occasionally. Cover, remove from heat and let stand a few minutes. Serve with honey and milk and a big smile! Microwave Instructions: In large bowl, combine 1/2 cup Bob's Red Mill Quick Cooking Oats and 1 cup water. Cover and microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes. Makes 1 serving.