Found this on www.hungrymonster.com
Follow directions on rice package for proportion of rice to water. For best results, use long tgrain converted rice. Rub crock with 1 t butter. Pour in rice, water and salt. Cover and cook 8-10 hours. Cereals (oatmeal, cracked wheat, grits, cornmeal mush) Rub crock with 1 T butter. Follow pacakage directions for quantity of water and salt per cup of cereal. cover and cook 8-9 hours. Do not use quick cook varieties.
10 hours - eek! Don'cha have a rice cooker? :D