Strawberry Shortcake
6 cups sliced strawberries
½ cup sugar
2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
½ cup margarine or butter
1 egg, beaten
2/3 cup milk
Whipped cream
Stir together berries and ¼ cup sugar, and set aside.
Stir together the remaining sugar, flour and baking powder.
Cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Combine egg and milk, add all at once to dry ingredients.
Stir just to moisten.
Spread into a greased 8-inch round cake pan, slightly building up the edge.
Bake at 450º for 15 to 18 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
Cool for 10 minutes.
Remove from pan.
Split into two layers.
Spoon the fruit and whipped cream between the layers and on top.

Fast Fettuccine Alfredo
3 Tbsp. light cream or whipping cream
4 oz. fettuccine
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 Tbsp. margarine or butter
Coarse black pepper
Ground nutmeg
Let cream come to room temperature.
Cook fettuccine, and drain well.
Return fettuccine to the hot saucepan.
Add cream, Parmesan cheese and margarine.
Toss gently until fettuccine is well coated.
Transfer to a warm serving dish.
Sprinkle with pepper and nutmeg.

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