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JUNO-inspired stuffed peppers

Celebrating Canadian music with ingredients tied to song lyrics! It’s JUNO Awards Week in Ottawa and I’m pretty excited by all the musical hoopla. In 2012, the last time the JUNOs were held here, my son played piano for a … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef, Mushroom and Barley Stew

Some dishes just scream ‘comfort food’ and this is one of them. It’s not fancy nor is it fussy to prepare, but is sure is delicious. The most significant thing about this recipe, and the reason I’m posting it today, … Continue reading

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Barley Salad with Apricots and Citrus Vinaigrette

I have to admit I’m having a bit of a love affair with barley this year. I’ve used it in soups for ages but it wasn’t until a recent barley seminar got me excited about barley again that I was … Continue reading

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Barley Primavera

Each spring, the sight of the first new crop of vegetables sets my heart all a-flutter. My head swims with recipe ideas as I spy freshly-harvested asparagus, fiddleheads, wild garlic and more at local farmers’ markets. One of my favourite … Continue reading

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Barley Salad with Pesto and Vegetables

This salad offers style and substance. Crunchy vegetables blended with tangy pesto and creamy barley make for a pretty and delicious plate of goodness, served on its own or with a protein. It’s a terrific salad to take to the … Continue reading

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Barley Risotto with Butternut Squash and Portobello Mushrooms

I think it’s about time for barley to get its turn in the spotlight. This delicious grain, grown all across Canada, is an inexpensive, nutritional powerhouse. There’s a great campaign – complete with recipes – now on Facebook and the … Continue reading

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Lentil-Barley Stew

This dish is so satisfyingly yummy it can turn non-believers into lentil lovers! I encourage you to give this healthy, hearty stew a try, no matter if you are traditionally a meat eater, a vegetarian or a vegan – it … Continue reading

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