I once had a bowl of trofie al pesto for dessert. We were young, carefree, and on the Italian Riviera, Zelda and I. We wandered into a trattoria. It could have been any trattoria in Liguria. The pasta arrived at the table. I can... Read More »
Pasta on Sunday is a tradition enjoyed by Italians around the world. Family and friends gather together to share their traditional pasta recipes or try new ones. In order to preserve this unifying and magical tradition, The Garrubbo Guide is proud to publish our weekly features Sunday Pasta® recipe and a Sunday wine pairing. In addition to the authentic pasta recipe, we provide historical background and our accompanying wine recommendation. Buon Appetito!
It’s time for the annual U.S. Open Golf Tournament again, when millions of white guys are glued to their televisions, and thousands of white guys line the fairways, to watch a few dozen white guys chase around an even smaller... Read More »
I currently live out in the country, where many of my neighbors are horses. This, as opposed to life in New York, where many of my neighbors were merely asses. Although I certainly do miss the city's rich cultural offerings, I... Read More »
I don't want to come off sounding like one of those nut jobs ranting on about how processed food, genetically modified food and fast food are slowly killing America. Well actually, I do. Call me a communist, or a socialist, or... Read More »
The story of the artichoke should be heeded by my wonderful wife and women everywhere. You see, a long time ago, in ancient Greece, a beautiful woman named Cynara lived on the island of Zinari. One day, when Zeus was there... Read More »
Every time I turn around, some child or adult is being diagnosed with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder). It's enough to make your head spin. I don't know what to believe anymore, but who's got time to think about it? I'm too... Read More »
I have a problem with the word noodle. A big problem, which has morphed into an Othello-like obsession, though it's more of a hatred than a jealousy. I'll start with the spelling and the sound. Noodle. Say it aloud and you'll... Read More »