far·​ro | \ ˈfär-(ˌ)ō \

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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 Add farro and stir-fry until grains lightly crisp, about 4 minutes. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "Favorite Fried Rice, Whole-Grain Edition," 30 Aug. 2018 Whole grain: Choose from quinoa, emmer farro, einkorn, spelt, whole-grain sorghum (as opposed to pearled), whole-grain barley (again, not pearled), bulgur wheat, freekeh, Kamut wheat, brown rice, black rice, red rice and wild rice. Carrie Dennett, The Seattle Times, "Grain bowls are trending. Here’s how to make your own.," 28 Nov. 2018 Meanwhile, cook farro according to the package directions. Anna Helm Baxter, Country Living, "Farro-and-Acorn Squash Salad," 30 Oct. 2018 Add cooked farro, drizzle with oil, and toss to combine. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Farro, Apple, and Carrot Salad," 9 Oct. 2018 Add a whole grain such as farro and make this a vegetarian main course, or toss some fish or meat on the grill alongside your zucchini and serve this as a side dish. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "Vegetarian Steak? This Recipe Proves It’s Not an Oxymoron," 9 Aug. 2018

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1990, in the meaning defined above

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