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Francis Sheil has served as one of three production cooks at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. He made many dishes with barley, a winter grain that is both tasty and nutritious.

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Amazing grain: South Pole cook touts barley’s many qualities

Francis Sheil knows all about winter food. He recently became the 1,255th person on record to spend a complete winter at the South Pole. Seven months, 80 below and total darkness. “The Milky Way is so bright, it almost seems to cast a shadow,” he says.

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