Hearty Soup

I like seven pounds of short ribs and
twenty-three cloves of garlic in barley soup.
Some will settle for less
but they’re not writing barley poems.

~ Jim Harrison, from “Courage and Survival” (Brick, November, 26, 2012)

Notes: Photo: thefoodcharlatan.com. Quote: Thank you The Hammock Papers


  1. Laughing…
    Just had beef brisket miso black garlic ramen. Out of this world. I can write a poem about it.

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  2. Yum!!

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  3. everything in the extreme

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  4. I love barley in soups and make a hamburger soup with barley and a side of cornbread.

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  5. haha love it!

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  6. I’ll take that recipe any time

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  7. Mmm, that sounds like a ‘stick to your ribs’ kinda dish. Bring it!

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