stock of boiling. Rinse barley under cold running water and add to
boiling stock. Bring back to a boil, turn down heat, cover and simmer
until barley is beginning to get tender, about 1 1/2 hours. Add
vegetables and continue cooking about 30 minutes or until vegetables are
just tender. Stir in butter and pepper. Taste and add salt if necessary.
Stir in parsley.