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“This is my favorite carbonara recipe! We used to make it when I was younger. I think it originally came from a Food and Wine cookbook? With the red wine and parsley it might not be totally traditional but it is so yummy!! I sometimes like to make roasted broccoli and cauliflower to serve on the side. A good additional is some chopped mushrooms, like some cremini chopped small. You can add them in with the bacon and cook together.”

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  1. Heat the oil and butter over medium heat in a small frying pan. Add the bacon and cook until brown but not crisp, about 4 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic, wine, and pepper. Simmer until the wine is reduced to 2 tbsp, about 3 minute Removed from the heat.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, cheese, and salt.
  4. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the pasta until just done.
  5. Drain the pasta, add it to the egg and cheese mixture IMMEDIATELY, and toss quickly. DO not rinse pasta first.
  6. Add the parsley and toss just until mixed. Salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve with additional Parmesan and enjoy!

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