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....
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...