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Milling at the Bale Grist Mill

Milling at the Bale Grist Mill

Tour the oldest water-wheel grist mill in California, the Bale Grist Mill in Calistoga, and make a breakfast-perfect, scone-like whole grain loaf with your freshly milled grains.

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Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberries, Green Onion, and Feta

Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberries, Green Onion, and Feta

| July 7, 2010 | 3 Comments

Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberries, Green Onion, Toasted Pecans, and Feta: A healthy, flavorful, and fast dish for your next summer BBQ.

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Wheat Berry Sunshine Salad

Wheat Berry Sunshine Salad

| May 12, 2010 | 2 Comments

Healthy, tasty wheat berry salad with summer squash, asparagus, corn, and butternut squash, in a miso vinaigrette.

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Wheat Berries

Wheat Berries

If you’ve never heard of wheat berries, you’re not alone. When I mentioned to a few people that I wanted to write about them, I received some quizzical looks. So, for anyone not familiar with this whole grain, let me end the suspense: wheat berries are simply individual kernels of wheat (minus the hulls). They are what King Arthur and other grain companies mill to produce the many different types of baking flours, from whole wheat to all-purpose. And, just as there are many different types of wheat, there are just as many types of wheat berries, with their color ranging from light tan to a reddish brown. But the most important thing about wheat berries, at least as far as this post is concerned, is that they are scrumptious.

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