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I love this recipe. My sister in law's mother makes this dish two ways every Christmas Eve one with anchovies and one with julienned ham. Both are delicious.

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Chef JMFord September 12, 2007

This is holiday food in our family! It's worth it to find Swedish anchovies. Their taste and texture are so different from the oil packed ones. I find them at Nordic House in Oakland, CA. They are online: http://www.nordichouse.com/

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davinandkennard November 24, 2007

The flavor is excellent, but we felt that this was too assertive a dish to function as a side, and not substantial enough to stand alone. I do think I would like to make this in a pastry case and serve it as a tort or quiche-like entree.

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Chef Kate January 12, 2007

Wow, this was filled with flavor. I love anchovies, and I usually double the amount whenever I see that a recipe calls for them. I did not do that with this recipe, but the anchovy flavor was still was so very strong... even for me. That's not a bad thing, but it was indeed a very assertive dish served alongside the creamed spinach and boiled lobsters that I made. It's very heavy too and fills you up fast, but any anchovy lover should enjoy this side dish.

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rpgaymer February 18, 2013

Oh, boy, this is fantastic! Really rich ingredients - yum. I have made it a couple of times and the only changes I made were just to add some minced garlic and to cook longer than stated so that the potatoes are super soft (we like them that way) and brown and crunchy on the edges. This one is good, thanks!

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Garlic Chick December 23, 2009

this is definately a recipe for anchovy lovers such as myself, the only alteration I made to this recipe is I added 2 tablespoons fresh minced garlic and 1 teaspoon crushed chili flakes in with the onions, I loved this, thanks for sharing Engrossed!

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Kittencal@recipezazz March 30, 2008

What's not to love in this one? Well, okay, you have to like the anchovies..and I do, but my family wasn't thrilled about 'em (they're not easily fooled by my lame attempts to sneak 'em past their tender noses!!--waht a bunch of whiners). Anyway....this recipe is E-A-S-Y and tasty and super star as far as I'm concerned. *Zaar Star*

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Debber March 20, 2008

I did like this. I fixed it for my mother and sister, we are anchovy lovers! I suppose I didn't really LOVE this because the flavors were actually very subtle, and I think I was looking for more of a flavor burst. It was a good basic potato dish that cooked up nicely. Thanks for inspiring me to be creative.

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tara portee February 19, 2007

EXCELLENT! DH and I love a) potatoes, b) anchovies, and c) onions!! I have made this many times before, but this was a great recipe to follow. I subbed the cream with low fat creme fraiche, we are watching our fat intake - it was still very DEEELISH! Thanks for posting this - I had forgotten how good it was, great comfort food for a cold, wet & wind day. FT

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