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       Title: GRAINS INFORMATION - WHOLE WHEAT
  Categories: Info/tips
       Yield: 1 servings
  
  
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   WHOLE WHEAT Is ideal for cereals, soups, salads, main
   dishes.  The usual proportions to cook are 1 part
   wheat to 2 parts water plus 1/2 - 1 tsp salt. Wheat
   can be steamed, cooked in a crock pot, pressure cooker
   or successfully prepared by the oven method:
   
   OVEN: Preheat oven to 300F. combine wheat and water in
   a pan and bring to a boil. Boil 5 minutes. Remove from
   heat, cover and place in oven. Turn oven off.  Leave
   wheat undisturbed overnight or for 8- 10 hours.
   
   THERMOS METHOD: is easy, saves fuel and attention and
   gives a chewy product: Preheat 1 quart thermos with
   boiling water. Boil 1 cup wheat and 2 cups water for 3
   minutes. Place in thermos, seal and let stand
   overnight. Wheat cracked in grinder or blender can be
   used for cereal, casseroles, bread,cookies.
   Proportions are 1 part cracked wheat to 4 parts water
   for coarse textured bread. Cook enough wholewheat to
   last at least a week. The ready to use wheat may be
   stored airtight in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
   1 cup wheat makes 4-6 servings. Reheat cooked
   wholewheat. Serve wit mushroom sauce or gravy in place
   of potatoes. Use in place of rice for stroganoff, etc.
   Add cooked whole or cracked wheat to casseroles,
   chili, spaghetti sauce, sloppy joes, soups, stews,
   salads,sandwich spreads, etc.
   
   SPLIT PEAS: Should be combined with other protein food
   for good nutrition. Good in soups or as a vegetable.
   For a quick soup, grind peas, whole or split,to a
   flour. (combine with water in a blender for 1 minute)
   (1 part pea flour to 3-4 parts liquid).  Simmer 3
   minutes and season. Raw vegetables may be added in the
   blender or to the soup. Ham flavoring is good.  Bean
   soup may also be made this way.
   
   SOYBEANS: Should be an important part of the storage
   program. They are very high in both amount and quality
   of protein. Soybeans are rich in minerals, B vitamins,
   and unsaturated fats.  They can be grown in the home
   garden and used green or dried.  Store dry soybeans in
   a cool dry place and rotate every 3-5 years. To cook,
   soak soybeans overnight (3-4 cups water to 1 cupp
   beans)  in the refrigerator.  If the beans are
   hard,boil 2 minutes before soaking.  To sak quickly,
   boil 2- 5 minutes, remove from heat, cover and let
   stand 1 to 2 hours. If the soaking water isn't bitter,
   use it to simmer the beans in for 3 or more hours,
   until tender. Soybeans can be used for baked beans or
   substituted for lima or navy beans. Use part soybeans
   in your chili recipe, bean salads, etc.
   
   Origin: HomeMaking Handbook, from Mormon Church, 1978.
  
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