8 cups water
2 cups steel-cut oats (no substitutes!)
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup dried apricots, cut up
1/4 to 1/2 tsp salt (to suit your taste)
Combine all ingredients in a 5 to 6-quart slow cooker and place lid on cooker.
Turn to low setting and cook for 7 to 8 hours until the oats are tender and the mixture is creamy.
Yield: 8 servings
Note: This is a recipe I received from Eating Well.