Fettuccine Carbonara

4 oz bacon, cut into thin strips
3 cloves garlic, cut into halves
1/4 cup dry white wine
1/3 cup whipping cream
Fettuccine or spaghetti noodles
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 pinch ground white pepper
1 pinch nutmeg

1 While cooking noodles, cook bacon and garlic in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat until bacon is light brown. Discard garlic and all but 2 tablespoons of the drippings.

2 Add wine to skillet. Cook about 3 minutes or until wine is almost cooked out.

3 Stir in Cream; cook about 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

4 Whisk egg and egg yolk in small bowl; whisk in Parmesan cheese as well as the pepper and nutmeg.

5 Pour the bacon-cream mixture over fettuccine in saucepan; toss to coat. Heat over medium-low heat just until hot.

6 Stir in egg-cheese mixture. Toss to coat evenly. Serve immediately.

Servings: 4

Cooking Tips: Get all your ingredients ready before you begin. The cooking goes very quickly on this and it will not turn out as well if you have to stop between steps.

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