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Old 09-10-2008, 11:45 AM   #1
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Your favorite canned tuna is?

I just opened up two cans of tuna to make sandwiches for hubby and I on our flight. Don't know if they serve food or not, probably, best guess is not.
I opened StarKist white albacore in water and Polar Yellowfin Tuna Steaks in water. The difference is crazy.
The Starkist, supposedly a good brand by many standards is watery moosh.
The Polar is beautiful, steaks in a round, dropped into the bowl and water fell away leaving perfectly still in tact tuna.

What's your favorite and why?

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Old 09-10-2008, 12:07 PM   #2
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I use my cheap cans (moosh) when I'm making a mixture and it gets all stirred up. The more expensive Albacore and Yellowfin (solid/chunky) gets used when it needs to show its naked body.
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Old 09-10-2008, 12:46 PM   #3
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I buy whatever is on sale , usually it is Starkist. Sometimes BumbleBee Tuna goes on sale.
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Old 09-10-2008, 02:00 PM   #4
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Great Value Walmart Brand!

All I ever use it for is casseroles and tuna salad.
Heck, I didn't even KNOW there was premium canned tuna for decades, LOL!
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Old 09-10-2008, 02:06 PM   #5
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Genova Tonno from Italy, packed in olive oil. to my taste buds, far and away the best. I know, it's kinda pricy, but I'd rather have it less often.

If I had to make tuna sandwiches for lunchboxes, I'd probably settle for Bumble Bee.
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Old 09-10-2008, 05:16 PM   #6
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cheap tuna! stays in chunks.
or tuna filets.
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Old 09-10-2008, 05:18 PM   #7
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Any brand so long as it's in oil. I can't stand water-packed tuna.
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Old 09-10-2008, 05:29 PM   #8
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I use Starkist. When you say moosh, are you comparing similar "cuts" for lack of better term? It sounds as if your Polar might be Solid Tuna, and your Starkist may be chunk. Starkist has both, but I prefer the chunk for sammies as it mixes better (IMHO) with the mayo. Even the chunk Starkist has always had decent texture of chunks after smooshing all of the water out.


*I only buy the albacore tuna. I'm not up on all of the nature saving things, but I know I've heard the albacore fishers make sure it doesn't harm dolphins. If it is true, then I'm glad to be supporting. If not, well, I'd get it anyway!
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Old 09-10-2008, 05:31 PM   #9
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I like the starkist in the pouches, no greasy goop to squeeze out.
The flavored ones are pretty good too.... I like the lemon pepper or garlic herb.
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Old 09-10-2008, 06:50 PM   #10
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starkist in the pouch ... love it ...
i eat tuna sandwiches a few times a week ..
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