Oats are a grain that often work as a sort of ‘basic’ food source in the same way that rice
do. Luckily, in the United States
, oats are mostly used for oatmeal
, or as decoration on top of certain breads
. Ingesting them is not a necessity.
When unprepared, oats are just little pieces of paper for all that flavor is concerned. They are bland, chewy, forgettable.
became an official snack on June 25th, 2012.