Barley Water

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Appears in

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

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  • 3 tablespoons barley.
  • 4 cups cold water.
  • Salt.
  • Lemon juice.
  • Sugar.


Pick over barley and soak in water over night, or for several hours. Boil gently one and one-half hours. Strain; season with salt, lemon juice, and sugar. Reheat and serve.