Fettucini Alfredo

1 Lb. Fettuccini
1/2 Cup Butter
1/2 Cup Light Cream (half and half)
1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese (grated)
2 Tbsp. Parsley (flat Italian preferred)
Wide flat bowl or deep platter (one that will fit over the pasta pot and hold all the pasta)
Put 6 qts. water and 1 Tbsp. salt on to boil
While water heats place bowl over the pot
Put butter and cream in bowl
When butter melts add cheese and stir till blended
When water boils remove bowl and cook pasta al dente
Drain pasta and immediately dump into bowl
Toss gently to coat noodles
Fettuccini Primavera is made by adding al dente cooked vegetables to the pasta and sauce - use broccoli, yellow squash, red pepper, onions, zucchini