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Old 11-11-2014, 05:23 PM   #11
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for sure I'll share, but I think I'll try this recipe with a less
expensive canned tuna.
Almost $10 for one meal for the two of us is too rich for my blood,
unless of course you take me out to wine and dine me,
now that's a different bag of beans or is it can of tuna

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Old 11-11-2014, 05:56 PM   #12
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Oh I'll be happy to wine and dine ya.

Just be prepared for the Mc. D's dollar menu and Boons Farm.

I hear ya on the too rich for my blood and a less expensive can of tuna is the way I'd go myself.

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Old 11-11-2014, 07:45 PM   #13
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I've made this with fresh tuna, and it didn't come out as good. I usually add capers but forgot. The tuna I buy is like 2.50 a can. Cento or pastene. I did write more on the subject, didn't put up the entire post. That really expensive Italian tuna is ok but I like the mid level best.
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Old 11-12-2014, 07:24 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by GotGarlic View Post
The recipe calls for Italian tuna in olive oil.

Sounds really good, Reed. Thanks
He realizes that it called for oil packed tuna. I won't eat canned tuna, can barely even stand the smell of it when opened and that's why he makes tuna salad when I'm not home for the most part. Therefore, fresh if I'm eating too.
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Old 11-12-2014, 07:39 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Kaneohegirlinaz View Post
I've heard alot about Canned Tuna in Olive oil from Italy and have wanted to try it. I Googled the tuna from Italy and the price is anywhere from $5-9 per can. With 2 ounces of pasta, this means that this recipe should feed only one person. WOW!
Don't know if you have Publix where you live but they have the Genova on BOGO thru today, $7.29 for two 4-packs. Even at $7.29 for one 4-pack that's less than $2 a can. We also found it at Costco previously and Craig liked it, though they didn't have it last time we were there or we overlooked it.

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