Cocktails with Bubbles

Cocktails with Bubbles

By Bob Lipinski Cocktails come in many colors, flavors, sizes, and smells, and are often decorated with various colorful garnishes, including tiny tiki umbrellas! Besides the usual rum vodka, gin and tequila-based cocktails, there are many made with whiskey, brandy,...
Green Beans and Potatoes in Tomato Sauce

Green Beans and Potatoes in Tomato Sauce

By Bob Lipinski I enjoy making colorful, tasty dishes that don’t incorporate too many ingredients and are fairly easy to prepare. This dish was made decades ago by my mother when green beans (formerly called string beans) were in season. I’ve been making it for quite...
Argentina’s Red Wine Capital

Argentina’s Red Wine Capital

By Bob Lipinski ‘A glass of wine is a great refreshment after a hard day’s work.’ — (Ludwig Van Beethoven, 1770-1827, German composer) Mendoza, a grape-growing province in the Cuyo region in the central-western part of the country, directly west of Buenos Aires, was...