September 20, 2011 9:26 PM Subscribe
Pasta alla carbonara (usually spaghetti, but also fettuccine, rigatoni or bucatini) is an Italian pasta dish based on eggs, cheese (pecorino or parmesan), bacon (guanciale or pancetta), and black pepper.
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Recipes by Marcella Hazan*
, Mario Batali
, Giada de Laurentiis
, Nigella Lawson
, Gordon Ramsay
, Martha Stewart
, Rachael Ray
, Ruth Reichl
, Tom Cruise
, and Calvin Trillin*
, who has campaigned to have it replace turkey as the Thanksgiving national dish.