Farro with Butternut Squash and Pickled Chanterelles
Jeff Cerciello pickles his mushrooms in a horseradish-and-juniper brine—flavors that are especially nice in winter with nutty farro and sweet butternut squash. The salad, however, is also delicious on its own and would be a great side dish for a simple roast chicken. More Grain Salad Recipes
The farro salad without the garnishes can be refrigerated overnight.
Wine from France's southwestern Jura region—particularly those made in an oxidative style—are very popular with the wine–geek set these days. These wines have a nutty character that's fantastic with earthy flavors like the squash and mushrooms here.