This dish is jam-packed full of flavour. It's rich, creamy and absolutely delicious. Smoked salmon is baked with eggs, cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, Gruyere cheese and cream.
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To die for!!!! Serve a wedge of this on a platter with a spreading knife. Garnish with a bit more smoked salmon and serve with crackers on the side. It would be outrageously rich as a plated appetizer, but as an hors d'oeuvre on a buffet it's perfect. Serves WAY more than 12 that way too. I prefer it with out any bell pepper. FYI- I use a hot smoked salmon vs. cold smoked such as lox. It has a flaky texture and more smoky flavor that I think works better for the recipe. - 13 Dec 2006 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
I follow the recipe exactly. I have made this several times and it has been a hit every time with many people asking for the recipe. I serve as an appetizer. This recipe makes a large cheesecake. Once I cut the cheesecake into 6 wedges and took 3 wedges to one party and 3 wedges to another party the next day. Arrange wedges on a thin bed of lettuce. Garnish with fresh dill and cherry tomatoes. Between the wedges place chopped onion, capers and lemon wedges. Serve with favorite crackers. The cheesecake can be made a day ahead of time and brought to room temperature before serving. I have not tried freezing it, but I think it would do well. This is a great recipe, but costly and time consuming. One time I added red food coloring to tint this pink for a baby shower and it came out beautiful and there was none left. I use the thin sliced smoked salmon in the vacuumm type packs as opposed to the steak type salmon, but I am sure that would work also. Will definately make again because....they BEG me to, so what else can I do? - 22 Oct 2005 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
Wonderful new recipe! Family & friends loved it! Living in Alaska I've tried fish about any way it can be made....Karen you gave us a new one, THANK YOU! For variety I also tried it w/halibut, green chiles and substituted pepper jack cheese....a nice spicy alternative to a tasty recipe! - 13 Jan 2002 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)