Recipe for Barley Minestrone with Canadian Bacon, Savoy Cabbage, and Rosemary

If you wake up with snow on the ground in April, this Barley Minestrone can help.
I realize there are people who actually like snow, but let me make it 100% clear that I will never be one of them.  Every year when the weather starts to feel like spring I brace myself, because this is Utah and I know there will still be a few more snowstorms before hot weather comes.  Today when I woke up and saw about 4 inches of snow on the roof of my new shed, I was not happy.  But then I remembered this soup recipe.

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