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The #1 food you should eat (and probably don't)

By Hilary Meyer, April 16, 2010 - 2:17pm

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Hilary asks: Do you like sardines? If you do, what are your favorite ways to eat them?

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Good Lord...Sardines...They bring back memories. When I was about 6 or 7, my parents would stop at the grocery and buy 2 cans of sardines for dinner on the way home from church on Sunday. They would cut up fresh yellow onions, roma tomatoes, and we would have them on saltines. Unusual, but brings back memories. I remember that I used to love them!

Anonymous

09/24/2010 - 4:57pm

Straight out of the can with some toast on the side.

Anonymous

09/24/2010 - 10:47am

Mix together mashed sardines, finely chopped onion and mustard. Serve on crackers.

Anonymous

09/24/2010 - 9:16am

with mayo on 12 whole grains dark bread.

Anonymous

09/24/2010 - 4:04am

You can make a delicious sardine sandwich with mashed sardines and thousand island dressing. Use as much or as little of the dressing as you want, for a consistency you prefer on rolls, French bread, toast, etc.

My other favorite is sardines mixed and flaked with hot buttered rice. Serve broccoli or carrots (or both) with sesame oil on the side. Add any Asian topping to the rice mixture, if desired. Years ago, when we were a family of four, would often do this with a large can of mackerel, instead of a small can of sardines!

Anonymous

09/23/2010 - 11:01pm

Hilary, As a child, I used to watch my dad make sardine sandwiches with sliced onions, and remember the awful smell. Since I learned how healthy they are for you, I do eat them once in a while. l eat them with shrimp sauce to hide the taste. Last week I tried mixing miracle whip with the sardines, (I take out the bones) and spread it on whole wheat bread. It was ok; I just need to experiment a little more. The next time I will add dyjon mustard and diced onions to the miracle whip, which I do when I make tuna or salmon salads. I look forward to reading more suggestions from your readers.

Anonymous

09/23/2010 - 10:47pm

on saltines..... yummy

Anonymous

09/23/2010 - 2:32pm

I love can sardines. i like it with some onions, chives, black pepper and a little mayo. I eat them with whole wheat crackers. Yummmmmmmy.

Anonymous

09/21/2010 - 4:21pm

I love them on toasted sprouted wheat toasts with grainy mustard and slices of onions.

Anonymous

09/14/2010 - 3:40pm

I eat sardines right out of the can. When I was young, my grandmother use to open a can at night while watching TV and we would share them. Never ate them any other way.

Anonymous

09/10/2010 - 2:29pm

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