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...
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...
Farfalle with Carrots

Farfalle with Carrots

By Bob Lipinski Years ago, while enduring being “snowed-in” for several days, after one of the northeast’s heavy storms, I wondered what I was going to make for dinner. My driveway was under two feet of snow and even if I could shovel out, the roads were not yet...
Cooking With Cheese

Cooking With Cheese

By Bob Lipinski I enjoy using cheese as an ingredient in cooking, and its texture, flavor and color adds another dimension to the finished dish. Cheese can be added in chunks, diced, or even shredded to food at the beginning, middle or even end of cooking. You can...