Bacon-wrapped enoki


Ingredients: 12 slices of bacon halved crosswise, two 4-ounce packages of trimmed enoki mushrooms split into 24 bundles, 3 scallions quartered lengthwise and cut into 3-inch lengths, freshly ground pepper

Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange bacon three inches apart. Set mushrooms on bacon slices. Top with scallions. Season with pepper. Roll into tight cylinders. Secure with toothpicks. Roast enoki bundles for 18 minutes, until bacon is browned and crisp. Drain bundles. Remove toothpicks and serve.


Wine Recommendation: Trefethen Estate Chardonnay ($14)

The dishes mild mushrooms and salty flavors will complement any creamy chardonnay quite well; anything from theNew Worldwill work. Available in specialty stores.