This Kale & Squash Pearl Barley Risotto is proper winter-warmer comfort food…. not refined restaurant-food by any stretch, but simple and hearty home-cooked grub that will fill you up and warm you through on a chilly evening. Be warned that pearl barley doubles in size during cooking, so what looks like a measly saucepan of ingredients becomesRead more
Look no further, this is the BEST EVER Hearty Beef Soup! With juicy tender chunks of beef that melt in your mouth and a glorious rich soup loaded with vegetables it is truly the ultimate comfort food. This simple recipe has minimal active time and it is sure to be on your table again and again. It has been on ours! If you are looking for the ultimate comfort food, this is the one.
You can find grains such as barley, wild rice, farro, bulgur, quinoa and wheat berries at large supermarkets. Here's a guide for how to use these grains as well as recipes for salads, soups and main dishes that use grains.