Pasta with Bacon and Peas from Beckie:
(adapted from Martha Stewart Everyday Living)
6-8 slices bacon
2 shallots, halved and sliced
10 0z. frozen peas
1 cup half & half
18 oz. angel hair pasta (or linguine, or thin spaghetti, etc)
Boil pasta in water. In large frying pan, cook bacon over medium heat. Transfer to plate - do not drain pan! Add shallots to pan - season with salt and pepper. Cook 1-2 minutes until softened. Add peas and half & half. Simmer until slightly thickened (3-5 minutes).
Cook pasta. Drain and return to pot. Pour sauce over pasta; toss to combine. Sprinkle with bacon and serve immediately.