far·​ro | \ ˈfär-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce farro (audio) \

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But the farro holds its structure better than the traditional Arborio rice. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "A Risotto Recipe That Never Fails," 17 May 2019 In a large bowl, season farro with 3 tablespoons pickling liquid. Kathleen Squires, WSJ, "Feed Your Head: Foods That Target Depression and Anxiety," 26 July 2018 The cooked farro will stay good in your fridge for four days, so plan accordingly. Christine Byrne, SELF, "7 Healthy Sheet Pan Dinners From 1 Grocery List," 6 Feb. 2018 The stir-fry of farro, kimchi, carrots, peas, bok choy and scallions comes together fast. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "Favorite Fried Rice, Whole-Grain Edition," 30 Aug. 2018 Having a bunch of precooked grains lying around may sound far-fetched, but our favorite one-size-fits-all method for big batch grain cooking makes having extra farro on-hand surprisingly realistic. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appetit, "Kimchi-Fried Grains Will Show You the True Power of Sunday Meal Prep," 28 Mar. 2018 Fold in farro, squash, blue cheese, hazelnuts, and pomegranate seeds. Anna Helm Baxter, Country Living, "Farro-and-Acorn Squash Salad," 30 Oct. 2018 Wildscape meals—like chimichurri chicken with roasted peppers, red potatoes, farro, aji amarillo purée and almonds—are packaged in semitransparent plastic jars inspired by ice-cream containers. Saabira Chaudhuri, WSJ, "Frozen Dinners Make a Comeback," 8 Sep. 2018 Offerings range from classics like chicken milanese and bucatini carbonara, to fun new combinations like farro risotto and roasted shrimp with ajo blanco sauce. SELF, "The Best Meal-Kit Delivery Services to Try in 2019," 1 Jan. 2019

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1990, in the meaning defined above

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