Learn how to work this unique grain into your cooking repertoire.
Cooking tomatoes makes their lycopene easier for the body to use and creates a tasty dressing for this salad to enjoy warm or cold.
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Thick and hearty, this soup is certainly a filler-upper. Because it can be frozen, it's also truly convenient. Student Beth Yarzab tells us that she loves to make a pot of soup every weekend to enjoy the coming week. Karen Ionson says she freezes soup for her family to use when her work as a flight attendant keeps her away on layovers.
This unusual combination of crunchy-fresh beans and hearty barley is a tasty salad that can be made ahead of time – perfect for a picnic.
Cremini mushrooms give this soup a deep rich colour and flavour. All that's missing is some freshly baked bread and you have a cosy family meal for a cold winter night. The vegetarian variation is also delicious.
This one-pot dish doubles as either a hearty side dish or a filling vegetarian main course.
To make salad:
In a saucepan, bring stock to a boil. Add barley. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 40 minuntes or until barley is just tender. D...
Pearl barley is a nice alternative to arborio rice in this rich and creamy risotto. Serve with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese alongside saute shrimp for a simple yet elegant dinner.
With a nutty, chewy texture, this healthful salad makes a satisfying lunch.
You can make this robust soup as spicy as you like depending on the kind of curry paste you use -- mild, medium or hot.
Vinaigrette: In large bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, mustard, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Transfer 2 tbsp (25 mL) to large shallow dish; a...
Moist and risotto-like, this pepper-packed side dish is suitable for any occasion. Stir in some black or kidney beans for a complete protein vegetarian main dish.
This salad is crunchy, chewy, sweet and savoury. Fresh corn kernels make all the difference in this hearty beef salad.
Curry Sauce: In large deep skillet, melt butter over medium heat; cook shallot, stirring, until softened, 2 minutes. Add wine and vinegar; bring to bo...
A smoked turkey leg or drumstick adds richness to the simple broth that forms the base of this hearty root vegetable soup. Leftovers make a great lunch the following day or can be frozen for later.
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