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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?


sauted sardines


11/16/2010 - 4:13am

half of a teaspoon of oil - sautee onions and peppers on very low heat, add sardines, turn off heat and garnish with green onions, then serve on bread.


11/27/2010 - 12:56am

When I was a child (family of 9 kids), we used to eat kippered snacks from a can on soda crackers as a snack (kippered herring). I continued to eat these into adulthood although many co-workers screamed when I opened them up for lunch (they are quite stinky). They are delicious! I like them better than sardines.


12/01/2010 - 3:26pm

Sardines!!!!! From Sardinia!!!!! ;-)

Seriously, while I've eaten them often, they'd never been a steady part of my diet, because while I knew they were good for me I didn't know until recently just how much so.

Mixed with chopped onion and Miracle Whip or horseradish sauce, then spread on whole grain bread or eaten with crackers -that was the way I used to go, but now I'm looking to expand and "de-Whip" my spratly horizons! ;-D


11/09/2011 - 12:52pm

Garlic. Pine nuts. Raisins. Bread crumbs. Sardines. Fresh Pasta.

Toast garlic in olive oil. Add Pinenuts. Toast mixture. Add raisins. Add drained sardines. Cook and mash with a fork. Bread crumbs to thicken. Add cayenne to taste. Can add diced cherry tomatoes as garnish.

Toss with cooked fresh pasta. Takes as long as it takes to boil water and the pasta to cook. I can do it under fifteen minutes and always get compliments.

Paco U from NYC.


11/09/2011 - 5:51pm

with cream cheese on a cracker or on a bagel.


12/14/2011 - 12:22am

Sardines mixed with tofu spread ,hummus or cream cheese is amazing and cuts the fishiness a bit. Also sardines out of tin with lots of lemon very satisfying. Great article!


01/26/2012 - 2:37pm

Love them - have eaten them '' all my life''.

Straight from the tin, in tomato sauce.
On buttered whole-wheat toast.
In any salad,


01/26/2012 - 7:13pm

rite out of the can on crackers


01/26/2012 - 9:13pm

Actually the best recipe for folks who are scare of bones in sardines is what I tried for my daughter, clean them (fresh ones) put them in boiling water for about a minute, they will be cooked, remove them and start skinning them off, split them remove all possible signs of the smallest bones or whatever u call it. The pulp u collect is cooked sardine flesh, now add spices salt and various sauces along with a little lemon and alittle salad oil, now mix and marinate this mixture for around 15 mins, then add some all purpose flour and alittle mashed potato and mix the contents to make it thick enough to make a patty, make several patties like this, roll then in bread crumb and shallow fry in a pan, as they turn a light brownish shade, they are ready, serve with tar tar sauce.


03/17/2012 - 3:54pm

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