I WORK IN A SOUP KITCHEN ONCE A WEEK AND FEED ABOUT 200 PEOPLE OR MORE. I USUALLY DEVELOP RECIPES OF WHICH I PLAN ON PUTTING ON THIS BLOG. "BEING A COOK IS LIKE BEING IN THE MAFIA. ONCE IN, NEVER OUT, AS IT TURNS OUT COOKING IS A BEAUTIFUL THING". ENJOY DAN
berry is a grass grown extensively as a grain and as a forage crop. It is a
member of the wheat tribe and is closely related to barley. Available at stores
from Bob’s Red Mill brand)
3 cups of
uncooked rye berries or wheat berries
tablespoons dried sour red cherries
1 red onion
cut into julienne stripes
fresh mixed herbs, chopped
pepper, cut into thin stripes
tablespoon Champagne vinegar
red pepper flakes
3 cups water and rye berries in a kettle; bring to a boil.
reduce heat, and simmer for 1 hour, drain.
1 cup hot water and dried sour cherries in a bowl and let sit 10 minutes.
a large bowl stir together the rye berries, feta, onion, cucumber, olive oil, red
pepper, chopped herbs, lemon juice, Champagne vinegar, cumin, garlic, red
pepper flakes, and kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.