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GRAIN
AMOUNT
WATER
COOKING TIME
Brown Rice 1 cup 2 cups 45 - 55 minutes
Rolled Oats 1 cup 2 cups 10 - 15 minutes
Barley 1 cup 3 cups 75 minutes
Millet 1 cup 3 cups 45 minutes
Quinoa 1 cup 2 cups 15 minutes
Grits or polenta 1 cup 4 cups 30 minutes
Wild Rice 1 cup 3 cups 60 minutes

DIRECTIONS
To cook most grains, simply boil the water, stir in the grains, add salt if desired, return to
boil, reduce to simmer, cover and cook until done. For a more savory dish, sauté rice,
barley or millet in a little oil or butter, stir in water and continue as directed above.

Copyright © 2009 Stefanie Samara Hamblen