Think of how many times you’ve purchased a can of sardines, but never ate them. The can sits in the back of one of your kitchen cabinets. And how many times have you opened that cabinet looking for something to eat, and closed it, without giving the sardine a second thought?
When you stock up on hurricane supplies, including non-perishable food, you might throw a few cans in your shopping cart, just in case. Or, sardines might only come to mind when you’re describing an overcrowded subway car, “We were packed like sardines!”
Actually, I’m guilty of all the above. It took me some time to embrace the sardine. I eventually learned the modest, sustainable sardine, a tiny fish of the sea, is tasty and packs a humongous nutrition punch.
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