...you know he'll want soy products to go with it.
Oh, Fake'n. How far you have carried me. First it was vegetarian BLT cups; now it's vegetarian linguini alla carbonara.
Pasta alla carbonara involves mixing egg, butter (which I didn't use, because I don't have any) and cheese with just-drained pasta so that the egg coats the pasta while still remaining runny. Pancetta is usually used instead of bacon, but I don't think soy pancetta is likely to crop up any time soon.
I made a wilted spinach salad to go with this, frying some garlic in olive oil and using the hot olive oil to make a vinaigrette in which I tossed the spinach. I love doing this because it cooks the spinach to my favored degree of wilted. Andy didn't mind the two cloves of fried garlic that went in there, either.
We spent a large portion of our day at the Bronx Zoo, subsidized by a combination of Bank of America and NYU. Here's a photo of the most adorable thing we saw:
That's right. It's a pile of mice in a tree.