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ChiliDude May 12, 2005 03:06 PM

I like to play with my food. I made a fish salad to be spread on bread to make a sandwich.

The ingredients included a small can of albacore tuna, a small can of pink wild salmon, a can of anchovies, a small onion diced, some mustard powder, a little cajun seasoning, one diced hard cooked egg and just enough mayonnaise to make the stuff spreadable. All the fish were drained of their respective liquids.

I never put these ingredients together before, but I will again. The ingredients have been on a shelf for a little while just waiting to be used. The spread tasted great on rye bread with caraway seeds.

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    rudeboy RE: ChiliDude May 12, 2005 03:42 PM

    You sounds as crazy as me! I just has my cholesterl checked, and after years of being A-OK, it is just average. My girl and I were talking about eating more seafood last night, so maybe I'll try your Omegacornicopia.

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      hbgrrl RE: ChiliDude May 12, 2005 09:59 PM

      What a brilliant take on a old standby.

      I'll try your version next time.

      Thanks for sharing this!

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        hbgrrl RE: ChiliDude May 12, 2005 10:00 PM

        What a brilliant take on a old standby.

        I'll try your version next time.

        Thanks for sharing this!

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          petradish RE: ChiliDude May 13, 2005 12:39 AM

          that's quite a sandwich! i'm fond of sardines (as do mar brand in olive oil) with a little lemon & dilled mayo on rye myself. beats the pants off the norwegian cherry flavored cod liver oil my dad gave me as a child!

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            ChiliDude RE: petradish May 13, 2005 07:54 AM

            I like sardines mixed in with tuna as well, but did not have any in the house at the time that I got this crazy idea. The strange thing is that I'm just getting over a childhood allergy to fish after more than 50 years.

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              Spencer RE: ChiliDude May 13, 2005 08:18 AM

              Are you craving fish? Just curious.

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                ChiliDude RE: Spencer May 15, 2005 07:28 AM

                It's not so much a craving as trying to expand my gustatory repertoire and reduce my intake of foods high in cholesterol. I am a devout carnivore.

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                suzannapilaf RE: ChiliDude May 14, 2005 03:41 PM

                Sardines are evidently also a good source of vitamin D which they say we are becoming deficient in what with sumblock and all plus they are high in calcium as well as Omega 3's. I have heard that a lot of allergies disappear in time but of course you continue to avoid something if you think it will make you sick. What made you try fish again?

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                  ChiliDude RE: suzannapilaf May 15, 2005 07:25 AM

                  High cholesterol! A battle that I've been fighting for more than 32 years. Medication alone didn't reduce it.

                  One has to watch out when one has food allergies. I can eat other seafood, the kind with legs or shells. However, I had a violent reaction to calamari to which I'm not allergic. I must have reacted to what the squid had eaten.

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              Anne in SF RE: ChiliDude May 16, 2005 04:07 PM

              If you want even more Omega 3's, instead of using mayo, try using Flax Seed Oil (the kind in the refrigerated section of your vitamin store) instead.

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