sardines

Ways to Cook Sardines

Sardines are baby pilchards, an oil-rich fish from the herring family with plenty of Omega 3 and other nutrients.  Sardines are better for you than most larger fish that often contain mercury. I’ve only eaten canned sardines and don’t care for them. But after reading through recipes from old cookbooks, I’m going to try again. RECIPES FROM OLD COOKBOOKS: SARDINE SALAD Drain a dozen large sardines, remove the skin and bone, and lay upon a bed […]

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American eel

Recipes for Cooking Eels

Although eels may look like snakes, they are actually fish. Eels were a popular food for the early American colonists up through the 1800s. The American eel lives in fresh water and found mostly along the Atlantic coast. I have never seen them on a restaurant menu, nor in any recent cookbook. FROM COOKBOOKS PRINTED IN THE 1800s BUYING EELS Inquire, before buying, where they were caught, and give so decided a preference to country eels […]

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