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Ingredients: Metric Units
5-6 potatoes
2 onions, sliced thinly
10 anchovy fillets
4 Tbsp butter or margarine
3/4 c heavy cream

Peel potatoes and cut into matchsticks. Place in cold water.
Note: Once peeled, potatoes start to discolor - they turn a sort of rust color, like a half-eaten apple does, and when cooked they cook up battleship gray. They taste fine, but it's tough getting past the color. The cold water arrests this process.

Melt 2 Tbsp butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add onions and saute until golden brown.

Open anchovies.

Dry potatoes between layers of paper towels.

Spray a baking dish with nonstick spray. Place a layer of potato, followed by a layer of anchovy, a layer of onion, to fill the dish, ending with a potato layer. Pour 1/2 c cream over the potatoes and dot with 2 Tbsp butter.

Bake at 375F about 45 minutes.

Once the top is golden brown, pour 1/4 c cream over the top.
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