1/2 stick butter
Cut carrots, onions, celery and mushrooms in 1/4" pieces, season with salt and pepper. Melt butter in pot add vegetables and cook on medium for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add barley and stir 5 minutes. Add flour and stir 2 minutes. Add vegetable broth, and cook on med - low for 1 hour. Add parsley and dill, cook 10 minutes and serve.