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(Some Food Nut)   Fark Food Thread: Stepping away from the old standby grains, what are some good options for cooking with less common grains? Quinoa has really gained in popularity lately. How about amaranth as well? Others? Let's see those pics and recipes   ( ) divider line
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2013-08-15 03:52:20 PM  
4 votes:
thank god you posted that picture. i was like "what are condoms?"
2013-08-15 03:50:35 PM  
3 votes:
2013-08-15 05:16:26 PM  
2 votes:
I don't really like wheat or barley.

One might say I'm against the grain.
2013-08-15 05:12:55 PM  
2 votes:
I hear quadrotriticale is pretty good.
2013-08-15 05:08:08 PM  
2 votes:
Big fan of wheat, barley, corn, and pretty much any other grain in fermented, distilled, and liquid form.
2013-08-15 02:38:24 PM  
2 votes:
Quinoa is great if you like stealing food from the mouths of South Americans.
2013-08-15 02:36:21 PM  
2 votes:


put...put your dick in it.
2013-08-15 02:31:25 PM  
2 votes:
2013-08-15 07:53:03 PM  
1 vote:
I eat grains found only in the tombs of Toltec shamans; you've probably never heard of them.
2013-08-15 06:02:20 PM  
1 vote:
How about nice, plain white rice?
2013-08-15 05:39:43 PM  
1 vote:

the_foo: geez, you foodies are dull to the point of causing actual physical pain

Oh no, a weekly thread that forced you to click on it and comment.  THE HORROR!
2013-08-15 05:32:32 PM  
1 vote:

soosh: I'm quite fond of oat groats, spelt berries, rye berries, buckwheat groats, etc.  just look for the Bob's Red Mill brand display and try some out.

Millet is not one I'm fond of.  Too small and feels like birdseed.

I'm not a fan either. All those poems about harps and candles. Too sentimental.
2013-08-15 05:17:36 PM  
1 vote:
Well, I don't have a recipe that utilizes quinoa, but I have one for making quinoa:

1 cup of instant rice
2 dirty socks, minced (hiking or gym)
1/2 cup sand
1 cup dirt
4 cups watter

mix all ingredients and boil until the house stinks.
Serve to pretentious foodie hipsters or unwanted guests.
2013-08-15 05:14:59 PM  
1 vote:

rocinante721: soosh: Millet is not one I'm fond of.  Too small and feels like birdseed

cook 1:1 with rice

How do you have time to count them all!?
2013-08-15 05:14:49 PM  
1 vote:

jigger: What about hominy?

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ayatollah hominy!
2013-08-15 03:38:08 PM  
1 vote:
I must play vampire too often; I see the word "amaranth" and all I can think about is diablerizing a plant.
2013-08-15 02:37:37 PM  
1 vote:
Barley is something more people should try.
2013-08-15 02:35:20 PM  
1 vote:
2013-08-15 02:34:37 PM  
1 vote:
Amaranth has the disadvantage of tasting a lot like mice smell.

I've heard that mixing it with corn meal takes away that factor, but ugh.
2013-08-15 02:31:56 PM  
1 vote:
I like barley.

A lot.

A whole lot.

got nothin'
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