Pasta with Ham, Peas and Cream: I seem to remember that when I lived in Florence this pasta - with the cream, the peas, the ham - went under the name "alla Medici". After another long weekend with the little angels, the designation seems indecently appropriate.
Chicken Carbonara 12 oz. fettuccine 4 slices bacon 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 large eggs, beaten 3/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan, plus more for garnish 1/3 c. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish