.Gennaro's classic spaghetti carbonara I just,sauté onions,the add ham or bacon that has been rendered. then add half and half or cream and gently heat add warm spagetti and stir add more cream gradually to coat and add parmesan cheese to coat stir and turn off burner and cover. You can add peas,mushrooms already cooked, few red pepper flakes etc.
Fettuccine Carbonara - When a man at church found out how much my family likes fettuccine carbonara, he shared his Italian grandmother's recipe with us. I've made it my own over the last 25 years. Grated Parmesan cheese works just as well as Romano. Cooked frozen peas are also a nice addition
Olive Garden Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara: One of my all time favorite pasta recipies, ritz crackers work just as good as the Panko ones. I make this half and its lots...only put the crumbs on as much as you think you will eat. Its Best Fresh from the oven! with garlic toast!