We were looking for a terrific side dish for Thanksgiving and tried this. We loved it as well. This was my favocite side of all of them. I agree with Miss Georgia - we had to cook the shallots a bit longer to get them to carmelize. We also improvised and added a few pinches crumbled bacon to it for some extra texture, flavor and color. Everyone raved about this dish!
I made this for Thanksgiving a couple years ago -- my family LOVED it and it's been asked for ever since! It's really easy to make, although I think it takes a little longer to caramelize the shallots -- perhaps I could be doing something better :)