Farfalle with Uncooked Tomato Sauce

Farfalle with Uncooked Tomato Sauce

By Bob Lipinski Absolutely one of my favorite summertime cold pasta dishes! Ingredients 1 pound farfalle, cooked al dente 1 teaspoon olive oil 8 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2-1/2 pounds Roma tomatoes, quartered lengthwise into wedges (smaller if necessary), then cut...
Prosecco… Italy’s Most Popular Sparkling Wine

Prosecco… Italy’s Most Popular Sparkling Wine

By Bob Lipinski Prosecco is both the name of a grape and a sparkling wine that originates in Italy’s northeast regions of Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Veneto. Prosecco is known locally in these regions as Glera. The Prosecco grape is thin-skinned with high acid and is...
Sesame Roasted Asparagus with Lacquer Sauce

Sesame Roasted Asparagus with Lacquer Sauce

By Bob Lipinski I call it lacquer sauce because when the asparagus are finished cooking, the consistency and visual of the sauce resembles lacquer. Recipe 2 pounds of thin asparagus (about 3 dozen) 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon ginger...
15 Whiskey-Infused Quotes

15 Whiskey-Infused Quotes

By Bob Lipinski I love reading quotes, especially historical, and inspirational from well-known individuals, or just plain funny ones. Here are 15 of my favorite whiskey quotes that may stimulate you to reach for a bottle of your favorite brand. “Happiness is having a...
Summer Wine Coolers

Summer Wine Coolers

By Bob Lipinski When it’s hot outside I’m looking for a beverage that’s light, refreshing, chillable, perhaps somewhat acidic to cleanse my palate, but most of all… it contains alcohol. I enjoy wine and during hot weather I have found ways to convert that glass of...