wheat berry


Definition of wheat berry

: an unprocessed whole kernel of wheat

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Freekah, barley, and farro all work well in place of the wheat berry. Jenny Rosenstratch, Bon Appetit, "4 Fast Family Dinner Ideas for Busy Weeknights," 10 Jan. 2018 Heirloom and ancient grains such as wheat berries and millets will be the focus, though Lucinda is not an exclusive rice-bowl concept. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "Star chef Edouardo Jordan will open another restaurant in Seattle," 22 Oct. 2018 Make ahead: The wheat berries can be cooked 2 days in advance and dressed 1 day in advance; same goes for the lentils. Emily Horton, charlotteobserver, "Four steps to making a great grain salad, every time," 19 June 2018 While not ‘dippable,’ the oft available wheat berry salad makes for a healthful and fulfilling accompaniment as well. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "You won't regret indulging at downtown Louisville's Atlantic No. 5," 9 May 2018 The chicken was nested in a porridge of wheat berries, pistachios and pumpkin seeds, which also needed salt. Michael Nagrant, RedEye Chicago, "Fun, informal pop-up Good Fortune opening permanent location," 18 Oct. 2017 Combine chiles and juices, wheat berries, bell pepper, jicama, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, minced garlic, black beans, salt and pepper in a large bowl; stir well. Lucy Saunders, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Cooking 101: New Marquette classes aim to raise students' kitchen GPA," 27 Apr. 2018 Thanks to Sheila, agriculture specialists with the agency found 22 types of seeds for planting, along with two live plants with soil; cactus, coriander and wheat berries. Joe Marusak, charlotteobserver, "The harmful seeds were hidden in luggage. Fortunately, Sheila the beagle found them. | Charlotte Observer," 16 Apr. 2018 Cook 1 cup of barley, brown rice, farro, wheat berries, or bulgur according to package directions, then follow the recipe as directed. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Quinoa with Roasted Red Pepper, Green Beans, and Red Onion," 25 Apr. 2013

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1848, in the meaning defined above

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