Like many other grains, Job’s Tears can be prepared by boiling or steaming. It can be served as is or it can be added to soups and casseroles. It is an excellent source of iron and calcium and it is reported that it is beneficial in revitalizing the blood and nervous system. It is often difficult to find in the United States, but it may be purchased by mail order and it is sometimes found in natural food stores. The grain can be stored for several months in the refrigerator if it is sealed in an airtight container or it can be stored for 6 months or more if kept in the freezer.