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Barley Water

  • 2 Tbsp pearl barley
  • 1 quart cold water
  • 1/3 tsp salt
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • A little sugar, if desired
Wash the barley, pour the water over it and soak for several hours. Add the salt and cook in a double boiler for at least 3 hours. Strain through cheese cloth or a fine strainer, flavor with the lemon and add sugar, if liked.
Submitted by Tess M May 23, 2010
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