Melt butter with oil over medium high heat, add onions. Stir till golden. Add water and cover, reduce heat, stir occasionally until golden brown (about five minutes). Add the anchovies to the pan and leave covered on medium low, stirring occasionally, about twenty minutes.
Boil pasta until al dente, drain, toss with onions/anchovy mix, add salt & pepper to taste.
Serve with crusty bread.
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