The history of oats is a lot more complicated than you think

Apr 11, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. ET

Those delicious oats you serve each morning weren't always as easy to find (or to make) as they are today. In fact, it was quite a process to get them to America — and to your breakfast table.

Watch this video to find out more about the origin of your favorite oat and some of its tasty counterparts. Then make yourself a bowl, and appreciate it for the masterpiece it is.

This post was sponsored by Quaker Select Starts.

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