Preparation Instructions: Conventional Cooking Directions: Empty packet into bowl. Add 1/2 cup boiling water or hot milk; stir. Lets stand for 1 minute before eating. Microwave Cooking Directions: Empty packet into microwave-safe bowl. Add 2/3 cup water or milk. Microwave on high 1 to 2 minutes; stir. Let stand 1 minute before eating. Hand carefully; bowl may be hot. Due to differences in microwave overs, cooking time is approximate. Additional Cooking Directions: To cool hot oatmeal quickly, add milk or an ice cube. Use a pot holder to handle hot bowl or pot. Use less water or milk for thicker oatmeal, or more water or milk for thinner oatmeal.