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,...
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...