Bring salted water to a rolling boil for the pasta and cook to package directions for al dente pasta.
Preheat large skillet over moderate heat. Drain the pasta. Add the butter to the pan and melt. Add half-and-half to the melted butter. Stirring constantly, add cheese and cook sauce for 1 minute. Season with nutmeg, pepper and pinch of salt.
Turn off heat under sauce and add pasta to the skillet. Toss pasta until sauce coats the noodles evenly.