In my region (Boston, MA) they sell Beach Cliff sardines canned in water. They're the only brand I've found that has sardines canned in water rather than oil, so I get those. But, I don't think they're Pacific sardines. I'm pretty sure they're fished in the North Atlantic. Does it make a lot of difference whether they're Pacific or North Atlantic? I eat sardines all the time because they're reasonably affordable, but I'm afraid if I have to go to the Whole Foods fish monger to get Pacific wild-caught sardines and cook them up myself -- well, it's probably just not going to happen.
Can I still feel good about eating my Northeast sardines (not sure if they're wild-caught, either) ??
08/11/2010 - 11:31pm
I love sardines! I had no idea they were good for the heart. So I will be eating them more often as I recently had a heart attack.
I love eating sardines w/hot grits, cheese and hot sauce, Has to be FRANKS hot sauce, LOL!
Sardines in mustard sauce is delish too!. I like eating sardines w/crackers too. thats a great snack too!
08/11/2010 - 9:52pm
With a fork--straight from the can, or on brown (Hovis) bread-&-butter.
08/11/2010 - 4:15pm
Just right out of the can!!! I have never tried them in a recipe - my grandpa turned me on to eating sardines when was very young, and I remember sitting in their kitchen with some crackers, cheese, and and an open can. I think that's the best way for someone to get to know these yummy little flavor powerhouses!
08/11/2010 - 8:21am
I like them plain, right out of the can. I used to eat a lot of these when I was young and have kind of let my taste for them fall by the wayside. They are very good. I will have to get a can and start eating them again. I used to eat the skin on with bones but I think I would like the skinless and boneless better.
08/10/2010 - 4:34pm
Sardines are some of my favorite fish, I like mine mashed with some hot sauce and then put on a slice of whole wheat toast, toast under a grill till hot, yummy... happy eating, Cara.
08/10/2010 - 4:22pm
08/10/2010 - 4:21pm
on crackers and mixed with mustard
08/10/2010 - 3:23pm
Lov'em! I marinate fresh diced red onions in white or cidar vinager for about 20mins. I add the onions to the sardines with 1 clove of freshly grated garlic and salt & pepper to taste... that's it! I may add some other herbs such as oregano, dill, cayenne pepper, etc...
I also may add about a teaspoon of the left behind vinegar to the mix, and eat with toast or crackers! Delicious!
08/10/2010 - 1:10pm
I love them straight, bones and skin, i skin them myself the eat the skin by itself. then when im done with that i take the fish, put it on some bread, and eat it. The bones add a great crunchy feeling, you know like eating stale saltine crackers.