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                             FETTUCINE ALFREDO
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Italian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2   c            Unsalted (sweet) butter,
    1       lb           Fresh Fettucine noodles
      1/2   c            Light cream (or diluted
                         -Creme Fraiche),
    1       c            Freshly grated parmesan
                         -cheese,
    1                    Pinch of nutmeg,
    1                    Pinch of fresh parsley
                         -(optional),
    1                    Little pepper (optional).
 
   Put water on to boil for the noodles.  As the water comes to  a boil, start
   preparing  the sauce.  In  a  separate  pan  melt unsalted (sweet) butter
   over very low heat - DO  NOT  LET  IT BROWN!!
   
   Once  the butter has melted, stir into the butter: light  cream (or the
   diluted Creme Fraiche), freshly grated parmesan cheese. Beat this with a
   whisk to keep the sauce from clumping.   Once the sauce is smooth, season
   the sauce with a pinch of nutmeg, a pinch of fresh parsley (optional), and
   a  little   pepper (optional).
   
   Turn the sauce down to a simmer and add fresh Fettucine noodles (or a batch
   of homemade noodles) to the boiling  water.   When the noodles are cooked
   al dente, drain and toss  gently  with sauce. Serve immediately.
   
   The order of these steps is important, as it is better to  make the sauce
   wait for the noodles than to make the  noodles  wait for the sauce.
  
 
 
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