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From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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Next time you're making rice, grits or other grains, add some flavor to the cooking liquid.

50 Great Grains

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Whole-Grain Flours

Using the right flours is the key to delicious and wholesome baked goods.

Healthy Whole Grains

Take advantage of the nutrients in these wholesome grains.

Meet This Grain: Oats

We’re all pretty familiar with old-fashioned rolled oats, but there’s more to this whole grain than oatmeal -- steel cut oats, oat flour, oat bran and more.

Meet This Grain: Polenta

You might be surprised to learn that whole-grain cornmeal is packed with nutrients. Wait until you discover all the things you can do with the versatile Italian delicacy, polenta.

Meet This Grain: Bulgur

Although bulgur wheat is not as well known as the other whole grains, it’s just as nutritious and delicious!

Grain Salad 5 Ways

Shake up your summer sides. Couscous, quinoa, bulgur, brown rice and wheat berries are just some of the grains widely available in markets. Give these 5 grain-filled recipes a try.

Quinoa: Super, Super Grain

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