Place potatoes in large pot and cover with cold water. Add the 1 tablespoon salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 15 minutes or until tender.
Meanwhile, heat half-and-half and butter in small saucepan until butter is melted. Stir in remaining 1 teaspoon salt, the red pepper and nutmeg. Remove from heat.
Drain potatoes. Return to dry pot; cook over low heat for 1 minute to dry out. Remove pot from heat. Add half-and-half mixture. Mash potatoes until smooth. Stir in the parsley and serve. Makes 6 servings.