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Poll: Do You Buy Canned Fish?

Are You OK With Buying Canned Fish?

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GummiBears GummiBears 7 years
I love Italian packed tuna in olive oil. But it is so pricey.
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 7 years
What's wrong with buying canned fish??? I love canned fish... I buy mine from VITAL CHOICE SEAFOOD DOT COM! I especially love ventresca tuna (tuna belly) and sardines in spicy olive oil... oh and how can I forget how much I love mackerel!
AmberHoney AmberHoney 7 years
Hey jelibeann - I love fake krab and it's as versatile as tuna. It's just fish made fun! Hubby eats it right out the package and it's great with buttered garlic pasta for a quick dinner.
jelibeann jelibeann 7 years
definitely tuna, but otherwise i'm pretty against canned foods...however, i recently make a crab bisque that i had trouble finding imitation crab for (i know, i know...it's gross, but i love it anyway) and wound up "settling" for canned crab, which turned out to be great
Pampire Pampire 7 years
I love canned tuna. I also love salmon for salmon patties but I buy the flavor pack, never the can because the can has those little round bones you have to pick out, eww!
mek123 mek123 7 years
I'll go for tuna in water, sardines and salmon but that's about it.
msdecember msdecember 7 years
i definitely do the tuna in water... i was mortified when dr. oz was pushing for canned smoked oysters be a part of a healthy snack. they were swimming in cottonseed oil (look it up to get the details which aren't pretty... manufactured oil? i don't think so)... and the oysters were mushy. i purchased two cans and immediately threw the both away.
dootsie dootsie 7 years
I find that the fishiness is way intensified, probably thanks to the salt.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 7 years
Yes! We go to the OR coast twice a year and stock up on lots of canned fish. One of my fave canneries is in Gold Beach. And of course good ol' tuna is always in the pantry. Not a fan of canned crab cause I'm a SF bay area girl, but I have used it when camping for crab and cheese quesadillas and it's pretty good in the forest.
Spectra Spectra 7 years
I buy canned tuna all the time. It's cheap and nutritious and it helps me get all my protein and omega 3's.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 7 years
Tuna, salmon, sardines, and crab meat are my go-to canned fish items. Tasty!
Deidre Deidre 7 years
Yes! I'll buy and consume the usual suspects (tuna, anchovies, sardines). Also been known to enjoy some of the lesser-known ones. I like canned smoked oysters or clams. They're great for making appetizers and dips.
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 7 years
Spanish tuna is fantastic....the canned crab at Costco is pretty good.
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 7 years
Anchovies and tuna.
wackdoodle wackdoodle 7 years
Yes however it does depend on the type of fish. Tuna, sardines, kippers, anchovy. Saw a No Reservations w/ A. Bourdin where he dined on Spanish canned seafood that he said was the best seafood he'd ever had and was expensive as hell. Like $500 or more a can. I'd like to try some of those.
lydialee_home lydialee_home 7 years
Yes - tuna and sardine
mlle-nessa mlle-nessa 7 years
I buy tuna and sardines. I loooove eating sardines in olive oil with a drizzle of red wine vinegar for an appetizer at home :)
msdyanelk msdyanelk 7 years
Tuna in water is as far as I am willing to go with the whole fish-in-the-can-business!
courtneyd courtneyd 7 years
I always keep salted anchovies and tuna packed in oil on hand. I also use canned clams for clam chowder and canned crab for seafood gumbo.
fuzzles fuzzles 7 years
Yes-I'm a sucker for a well-made tuna salad sandwich!
partysugar partysugar 7 years
I buy and consume canned tuna, anchovies, and sardines. Oh and crab! I haven't had canned salmon in a long time.
jessvogel85 jessvogel85 7 years
Tuna is the only fish I will buy in a can, and it is only for when I want to make tuna salad.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
No, most of the time, I find the sodium to be too high.
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