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September 14, 2016

All sardines are not created equal


There are those few — number me among them — who absolutely love sardines.

Not the dreck that takes up the vast majority* of allocated shelf space in supermarkets but, rather, exquisite small batch brands like Tricana,

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and Prata do Mar,


all from Lisbon-based Conserveira de Lisboa.

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I stumbled upon Mouth Full of Sardines, a blog devoted to tinned sardines, the other day.


After North Korea starts WW III and the survivors emerge, tinned sardines will be — by far — the most sought-after canned food on the planet.

*With the exception of King Oscar

FunFact from the King Oscar website: "... sardines aren't actually a species of fish — sardines become sardines through a traditional processing method. As many as 11 different species of fish are used to make sardines around the world."

News to me.

September 14, 2016 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (3)

What is it?


Answer here this time tomorrow.

Hint: smaller than a bread box.

Another: no (known) levitation capability.

A third: dual function (at least; three is realistic).

September 14, 2016 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (6)

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