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August is here and we’re heading into the last bit of summer fun before school begins and fall schedules rev up.  Thankfully, the days are still pretty long and there’s plenty of time to enjoy casual suppers outside.  So sweep off the deck, set the patio table and savor these last summer evenings over a good meal.  And to help you get started, here’s a yummy barley side dish that’s a perfect go-along for grilled burgers, chicken or steak.  August al fresco at its best!

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