Tag Archives: Barley

Two Soups

As you may have gathered, mealtimes are very special for us.  My Louisiana boy does love him his soups and sourdough French bread, so we have that combination often. This was the end of the line for the split pea/lentil/barley … Continue reading

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It Started with Pork Chops

Feast your eyes on this delicious soup!  It is split peas, barley, and lentils in a wonderful broth from pork bones simmered overnight in the small Crock-Pot.  I added a sofrito of sautéed onions/celery/carrots just before serving, and it was super delicious. … Continue reading

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Country Ribs

  Another 15-minute-dinner.   It takes a bit of pre-planning, but this dinner came together in the time it took to cook the Brussels sprouts.  I had browned the ribs and put them into the Crockpot after breakfast.  The barley … Continue reading

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Soaked Soup

This delicious and nutritious soup was made in a flash with a little preliminary work a few hours beforehand. The soup is made of barley, lentils, and green split peas, with onions, celery, and carrots. To have this ready very … Continue reading

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Lots of Color – Lots of Nutrition

This didn’t start out to be Pepper Steak, but it ended up looking like it, doncha’ think? Actually, it isn’t even steak – but it is pork, with mushrooms and green and red peppers over barley, and sides of spinach … Continue reading

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Put it together, and what’ve you got? (sing along)

This is a plate made completely of leftovers. The mystery meat is meatloaf – I make it thin and bake it in the toaster oven for about twenty to thirty minutes instead of an hour in the big oven. The … Continue reading

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Hotchpotch Soup and Quicky Pizza

I learned a new word today: Hotchpotch Apparently a forerunner to the word with which we are more familiar: hodgepodge. But hotchpotch is the perfect word for the soupy stew shown here. Hotchpotch is a combination of meats and vegetables, … Continue reading

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