wheat berry


Definition of wheat berry

: an unprocessed whole kernel of wheat

Examples of wheat berry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some to try: wheat berries, barley, spelt, quinoa, buckwheat and oats. Justin Ward, ExpressNews.com, 14 May 2020 Cook, covered, until wheat berries are cooked but still chewy, 7 to 8 hours on low or 5 to 6 hours on high. Kate Merker And Taylor Murray, Country Living, 6 Jan. 2020 This slow cooker chili is as filling as its meatier mainstay because of its hearty helping of high-protein wheat berries and kidney beans. Kate Merker And Taylor Murray, Country Living, 6 Jan. 2020 Dice apples into 1/2 pieces and toss in a bowl with wheat berries and rest of ingredients. Dana Mcmahan, The Courier-Journal, 19 Nov. 2019 Some of them, like Scarr’s, grind wheat berries into new flour every day. New York Times, 8 Oct. 2019 For a change of pace, substitute cooked whole grains for the pasta; wheat berries have a really satisfying texture. Justin Ward, ExpressNews.com, 4 Sep. 2019 Simmer wheat berries in a large saucepan of salted water until grains are tender and hulls have just started to split open (cook time will vary and can take up to 1 hour). Drain and rinse under cold water, then thoroughly drain again. Jenny Rosenstratch, Bon Appetit, 19 Mar. 2018 Some of the crops Swanson will be using from Ramona Farms includes tepary beans, ga’ivsa, pinole, pima wheat berries, black-eyed peas and more. Shondiin Silversmith, azcentral, 4 July 2019

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First Known Use of wheat berry

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Wheat berry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheat%20berry. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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