far·​ro | \ˈfär-(ˌ)ō \

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Ingredients: Serves 4 2 cups, plus 2 T of water 1 cup farro1 tsp. Mackenzie Wagoner, Vogue, "The Ultimate Post-Thanksgiving Detox Meal Plan," 23 Nov. 2018 Divide kimchi fried farro among 4 plates and top each with a fried egg. Garnish with nori strips and sesame seeds, if using. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "Favorite Fried Rice, Whole-Grain Edition," 30 Aug. 2018 Expect harissa seasons carrots, triggerfish garnished with marcona almond, and lamb loin with farro tabouli—and don't skip the house dirty martini, made with pickled tomato juice. Stephanie Burt, Condé Nast Traveler, "28 Best Restaurants in Charleston," 2 May 2018 What looks good: We’re especially stoked to try the coriander millet porridge with rosemary concord grape compote, zingy watermelon rind marmalade, bukhara farro pilaf, and a golden beet and pomelo winter panzanella. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appetit, "5 New Vegetarian Cookbooks We're All About This Spring," 5 Mar. 2018 Though fish dinners might seem difficult to make, this one is incredibly easy, packed with flavors like garlic and tomato, and super filling thanks to chard and farro. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Peel a Whole Head of Garlic in No Time," 9 Nov. 2018 Dinner could be sweet potato shepherd’s pie, rib-eye steaks and broccoli with chimichurri sauce, or salmon with farro. Devra First, BostonGlobe.com, "He cooked in upscale restaurants. Now he’s cooking for your family.," 31 May 2018 Toss farro with peppers, corn, kale leaves, balsamic vinegar, 3 tablespoon olive oil and 3⁄4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Summer Farro Salad with Grilled Steak," 19 May 2017 Gluten is a term for the proteins found not only in wheat but also in rye, barley, wheat varieties like farro and spelt, and triticale (essentially a cross between wheat and rye). Sophie Egan, New York Times, "How Can Oats, Which Don’t Contain Gluten, Be Labeled ‘Gluten Free’?," 13 Apr. 2018

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1990, in the meaning defined above

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