When you’re in need of a quick meal, a creamy carbonara comes together in just a little more time than it takes the pasta to cook. It's a humble sauce of starchy pasta water, eggs and Parm whisked into silky submission. And, chances are, you already have the ingredients in your kitchen. We have peas in our ingredient list, but if there's a greens strike in your home, feel free to forgo them. Carbonara is easy like that.
A snow day is a great excuse to stay in your jammies and make a big deal of breakfast. These cornmeal waffles make a tasty vehicle for crisp bacon. Lie strips directly onto the batter as it cooks. Douse with maple syrup.
This eggy pancake - sort of a cross between a pancake and frittata - comes together quickly and can be eaten in wedges with a bagged salad, or tucked into a bun or between slices of toast and taken to go.
Bacon and Chard
or spinach can be used instead of chard; kale will need a little more
cooking time, spinach a little less. Chop it fairly fine, so that it’s
easy to fill the ravioli without floppy leaves hanging out.
2 slices bacon, finely chopped
olive or canola oil (optional)
2 cups (500 mL) chard,...