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Author Notes: The carbonara my mom made when I was a small child in need of lipids. Rich as it gets. —mb
pounds bacon, finely chopped
cups whole milk
cups heavy cream
salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes to taste
- Heat the serving dish. Start the pasta.
- In a small pot, fry the bacon. When done, add the milk, cream, butter, and salt and pepper to taste. Heavy on the pepper is best. Stir and simmer.
- Place the drained pasta in the heated serving dish. Add the bacon/dairy mixture to the pasta and toss together.
- Beat the eggs, add to the pasta, and toss. The pasta must still be quite hot at this step.
- Add parmesan cheese, toss, and serve. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes.