Tag Archives: Barley

Barley and Butternut Squash Pilaf

Unfortunately we had to postpone our Friends Thanksgiving this weekend due to a health scare in the family as my grandfather-in-law recently accepted hospice care.  The news brought a deep sadness into our home, but in this season of giving thanks I tip my hat to hospice and the incredible service that they provide.  Their […]

Beef, Barley, and Mushroom Stew

Well, it is finally cold here in New England. Our heat is on, the cats have found cozy nooks in blankets, and I get to pull out my scarves!  This stew was one of those “what do I have around the house that I need to use” sort of meals. With extra stewing beef in […]

European Cream of Barley Soup

When I think of the holidays, this is the soup that comes to mind as we have had it on our Christmas table for as long as I can remember.  This year I asked about it’s origin, assuming (incorrectly) that it came through Dad’s Ukrainian family.  Mom and Dad first made this soup as a […]