Barley recipes to get more grains in your life

The go-to grain for winter stews, soups and salad.

Stefano Manfredi's orzo alla marinara (seafood and barley stew)
Barley isn't near as fashionable as grain as, say, freekeh or farro, but we love this grain for its versatility and earthy nuttiness. Cook it slowly in a slew of winter soups and stews – it's especially good with chicken, rabbit and pumpkin.