Herring in Cream Sauce


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At its best if refrigerated overnight so flavors meld and sauce thickens a bit. –Windflower Inn, Great Barrington, Massachusetts


Large jar (or two 8-ounce jars) herring in wine sauce
3/4 pint sour cream
4 tablespoons liquid from herring
1/4 cup heavy sweet cream
3 tablespoons sugar
1 Bermuda onion, thinly sliced


Drain herring, rinse, and pat dry, reserving liquid from jar. Blend together sour cream, 4 tablespoons reserved liquid, sweet cream, and sugar. Add onion and herring, stir to coat with sauce, and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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Serves 8

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