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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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Hello, I just read your article and caught my attetion right away. I'm orginally Turkish and we consume Sardines alot. I was sad when I first came to the U.S that there was no chance to buy them fresh. Now, I try to eat them canned as much as possiable, which is not the same taste. There are also many recipes that one can try. Pan fried sardines with flour, Sardines pilaf, Sardines soup and Sardines with orange juice and vegetable. Those are all Turkish recipes you can easly search and find. Thanks for the article, just loved it.

Anonymous

04/28/2010 - 4:28pm

I love sardines!! love sardines even now as an adult I still eat them out of the can, with a drissle of hot sauce or with chopped napa cabbage raw and a splash of rice wine viinegar on top to cut the oil residue and fresh ground pepper. Yum-Yum

I grew up back east and my mother always gave the children a choice of eating sardidnes, herring,or some type of smoked fish in place of a daily teaspoon of cod liver oil. She line us up and right before we left for school she'd dose us (5) kids with that AWFUL cod liver oil,, in the liqid form. At school you would be distracted the first 2 periods tying to get that taste out of your mouth, Ha, ha..
warmly Cookie

Anonymous

04/28/2010 - 3:14pm

I like sardines packed in olive oil and mixed with organic brown rice.

Anonymous

04/28/2010 - 2:21pm

I like it with lots of onion, lemon juice and tomatoes.

I fried it in its own oil and eat it on bread, crackers and on rice, so delicious!

How do I get rid of the smell and is there a special brand. I like Brunswick.

Thanks!

Anonymous

04/28/2010 - 1:16pm

Sardines be nasty!

Anonymous

04/26/2010 - 8:52pm

I love them straight out of the can! BUT they are good scrambled up w/eggs. Serve w/ buttery grits. Yum. I'm from the south! LOL Sandy Spencer

Anonymous

04/26/2010 - 8:20pm

I LOVE sardines! My favorite way to have them is on saltine crackers with Tabasco.

Anonymous

04/26/2010 - 3:25pm

i've been a sardine lover for most of my life. i'm in my 70's, and was brought up eating them. mostly just the way they come from the can, with a bit of chopped onion or scallion, and a squeeze of lemon. i prefer the skinless/boneless, packed in olive oil...but enjoy them with the skin and bones as well. never tried them with the mustard or tomato sauce....guess i'm a purist!!!!!!

Anonymous

04/26/2010 - 3:23pm

In Spain we BBQ sardines...they are delicious...Try them!!!!
We eat sardines all the time, they are a great source of calcium.

Anonymous

04/25/2010 - 10:29pm

I love sardines. I prefer the little guys in olive oil with the skin and bones on a fresh salad at lunch. For dinner, I will put them in tomato sauce either homemade or a jar puttanesca sauce with spelt pasta. Yum!!

Anonymous

04/24/2010 - 3:40pm

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