Broccoli Rabe With Bacon and Beans

Broccoli Rabe With Bacon and Beans

By Bob Lipinski I enjoy making this dish all year round, savoring its abundant flavors, textures, and colors. Each ingredient adds a different dimension of flavor, and together it’s magical. 1 pound broccoli rabe, cleaned and cut into 3-inch pieces ¼ cup extra virgin...
Wine & Bacon: What a Combination!

Wine & Bacon: What a Combination!

By Bob Lipinski There are few greater aromas in the world than the smell of bacon sizzling in a frying pan. In fact, bacon’s mystical “sizzling sound” is reminiscent of the pattering of rain striking the ground. Bacon in one form or another is made throughout the...
Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

By Bob Lipinski Regardless of the time of year, no one can resist a bowl of hot linguine swimming in a sauce loaded with shrimp and flavored with garlic, hot pepper, and plenty of lemon. 1 pound linguine, cooked al dente 1-1/2 pounds of large or extra-large shrimp,...
Tuscan-Style Green Beans with Pancetta

Tuscan-Style Green Beans with Pancetta

By Bob Lipinski As the weather cools, I like to cook beans, any type, for that soothing, comfort feeling inside. I like green beans because they are easy to cook, remain green, are crunchy and very versatile. Below is one of my favorite easy-to-make green bean dishes....
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...