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Our grains are selected and bagged to order in resealable mylar pouches. We buy our grains in small, frequent quantities and sell them to you in reasonable pack sizes. Because we buy in smaller quantities, our grains are fresh and of the highest quality. Our selection of grains appeals to the gourmet and the health conscious alike.

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White Quinoa
Code:  Quinoa
Price:  $6.45
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Quinoa has a mild flavor and makes it a great substitute for Couscous or Bulgur. Quinoa has a nutty flavor which is great in salads it also make a great ingredient in stuffed vegetables and casseroles. Cook Quinua using a flavored liquid such as broth for use as a side dish.




Red Quinoa
Code:  RedQuinoa
Price:  $6.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Red Quinoa has a mild flavor and makes it a great substitute for Couscous or Bulgur. Quinoa has a nutty flavor which is great in salads it also make a great ingredient in stuffed vegetables and casseroles. Cook Quinua using a flavored liquid such as broth for use as a side dish. It is very nutritious with a high content of iron, calcium, zinc and protein.




Black Quinoa
Code:  BlackQuinoa
Price:  $7.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Black Quinoa really isn't black. It's a blend of black, white, tan and brown. Black Quinoa can be served alone as a side-dish or as part of a main entree. It is a great substitute for Couscous, Bulgur or Rice in recipes. The delicate flavor of Quinoa adds a nutty flavor and is delicious in cold salads.




Black Barley
Code:  BlackBarley
Price:  $7.45
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Black Barley is a hull-less grain which is purple in color. When cooked it turns a glossy rich dark purple. It has a chewy texture and is great in soups or stuffing or can stand alone as an alternative to rice.




Pearled Barley
Code:  PearledBarley
Price:  $3.95
Content Net Weight:  2.00 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Pearled Barley has a sweet, nutty flavor and soft chewy texture. Barley makes a hearty breakfast porridge, try it with nut and raisins. It can be added to soups, stews, pilafs, casseroles or mixed with sauted mushrooms, onion and garlic. Add a cup of cooked Barley to poultry stuffing.




Amaranth
Code:  Amaranth
Price:  $7.45
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Amaranth are tiny gold grains with flecks of black about he size of a mustard seed. Amaranth is very vestatile and can be used as a subsitute for wheat berries or flour.Use it to bread chicken or fish, add to cold salads or use it instead of rice for stir fry.




Bulghur Wheat
Code:  BulghurWheat
Price:  $7.45
Content Net Weight:  2.00 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Bulghur Wheat is a great base for thick soups and chiles. Use in pilafs, as a meat substitute, or as a substitute for rice as a dinner accompaniment. Substitute soaked Bulghur with cracked wheat in any recipe.




Farro (aka Spelt)
Code:  Farro
Price:  $7.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Farro (aka Spelt) is a dark shiny rice-shaped grain, which when cooked has a firm chewy sweet nutty flavor. Farro is a type of wheat, also called emmer, that was among the first plants to be domesticated in the Middle East. Farro grows in wild and cultivated varieties, and it is still a popular food in some areas of the world, notably Italy. Use Farro in soups and stews for a different texture and flavor. Farro can be used as a substitute for rice in many dishes.




Kamut
Code:  Kamut
Price:  $6.45
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Kamut is a large, pale tan colored grain. Native to the Middle East, it has only become popular in the United States relatively recently. The grain has a firm chewy texture and a buttery, wheat flavor. Use in pilafs, casseroles, hot and cold salads or as a substitute for Wheat Berries in a dish




Wheat Berries
Code:  WheatBerries
Price:  $6.95
Content Net Weight:  2.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight:  2.20 lbs.

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Wheat Berries Use instead of Rice as a dinner grain or add to salads, stuffings, soups and casseroles. Soft White Wheat Berries can be cooked with raisins and milk for a nutritious breakfast.