Place steel-cut oats in a small bowl. Pour boiling water over them. Let set 30 minutes, or until water is absorbed and oats are lukewarm. Dissolve yeast in warm water.Place all of the ingredients in the pan of your bread machine in order suggested by manufacturer.
Press ""dough"" cycle and ""start"". Follow directions given by machine's manual for making adjustments to the dough consistency.When cycle is complete, remove dough to a lightly floured board, knead to know down rise.
Form into a loaf and place in a 9x5 inch, lightly oiled, bread pan. Allow to rise in a warm place until almost doubled. Place in a preheated 350° F oven for 40-45 minutes. Tent with foil if it appears to be browning too much. When done (internal temperature of 190° F) remove from pan and allow to cool on a wire rack.Yield: 1 loaf
Source: Recipe provided by Alice LaBine