Drain potatoes, rinse and pat dry.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
Melt butter in a skillet, add potatoes.
Heat slowly, occasionally tossing potatoes in butter to coat.
Sprinkle with parsley just before serving.
Suggestion: Place drained, whole potatoes in roasting pan alongside a roast 20 minutes before roast is finished.
Baste once or twice with pan juices.