wheat berry

noun

Definition of wheat berry

: an unprocessed whole kernel of wheat

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For a change of pace, substitute cooked whole grains for the pasta; wheat berries have a really satisfying texture. Justin Ward, ExpressNews.com, "Ideas for better packed school lunches," 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, "Wheat Berry Bowl with Merguez and Pomegranate," 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, "'Rarest ingredients in the world': Chef works with Native farm for indigenous dinner," 4 July 2019 Cook, covered, until wheat berries are tender but still a bit chewy, 7 to 8 hours on Low or 4 to 5 hours on High. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chili," 30 Jan. 2019 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

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First Known Use of wheat berry

1848, in the meaning defined above

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