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...
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...
Parmigiano-Reggiano… The King of Italian Cheese

Parmigiano-Reggiano… The King of Italian Cheese

By Bob Lipinski Parmigiano-Reggiano is one of the most popular cheeses on the planet, with a rich history that dates to 1200, recorded on a notarized deed in Genoa. Parmigiano is made in the provinces of Parma, Reggio Emilia, and Modena, in the northeast region of...
Cornacchia Wines of Italy—A Hidden Treasure

Cornacchia Wines of Italy—A Hidden Treasure

By Bob Lipinski The Cornacchia Winery is situated in the region of Abruzzo (known as Abruzzi in Italy) located in a mountainous area east of Latium in the south-central part of Italy off the Adriatic Sea. In this region the two most prolific and popular grape...