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Old 06-05-2006, 05:29 AM   #11
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Fresh tuna grilled rare is absolutely wonderful. Any other way of fixing tuna makes it akin to cardboard. I have stopped buying canned tuna for tuna fish salad. I buy fresh when on sale (usually "medallions" for $4.99/lb.) and poach to make fresh tuna fish salad. Once you do this, you'll never look back. While it sounds "expensive", 8oz. of fresh tuna makes a LOT of salad.

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Old 06-05-2006, 07:20 AM   #12
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What's the story on canned tuna

Oil packed tuna is still available but hard to find. Of all the brands only Bumble Bee has oil packed tuna in my supermarket. I guess everyone is on a low-fat kick but water packed tuna is awful tasting.
As for fresh tuna, I too can't bring myself to eating raw fish but people say tuna is a great tasting fish. Maybe someday.

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Old 06-05-2006, 11:57 AM   #13
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check the Italian or ethnic aisles of your markets...look for goya or cento brands...you'll find olive oil packed tuna...so good!
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Old 06-05-2006, 11:25 PM   #14
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well Im think to each his own, My wife hates me for it. I like meat I don`t
like any meat raw or under cooked but that me. my wife likes all the different
typs of meat rare or bleeding, like tri-tip she goes crazy over that, I just as
soon have a piece of hamburger for beef. and I like for fish, i like cod or
perch, trout. I don`t eat anything raw unless it`s a vegetable. thats just
me. and if you want to anything rare or raw, thats all well and good. that
is the joy of cooking. take care and God bless....
I eat to live so I can live to eat
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Old 06-06-2006, 12:09 AM   #15
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We still have both here in Indiana...........at least where I live.

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