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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

Sounds awesome!

Jun 28, 2012
crowmuncher in Home Cooking

Homemade vs Canned Refried Beans

tostadas with Ducal are pretty good too when you don't have time to cook them;
I have to say i do like the BB better than pinto also, especially when it comes to tostadas

Jun 23, 2012
crowmuncher in General Topics

What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

it doesn't smell bad, but i'll be safe rather than sorry ;)

Jun 23, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

i used to think this way, but these days i really give myself a hard time when i throw out food- even if it's just oil used for packing

Jun 23, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

no, but i have plenty of dogs that get a little drizzle of tuna oil over their food- they love it!

Jun 23, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

just googled 'bagna cauda' and 'skordalia'; i love hot dips- sounds awesome- thanks!

Jun 23, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

i eat salad everyday so i should be able to use it up this way too :)

Jun 23, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

have you used this salad for sandwiches? don't you find it too "wet"?

Jun 23, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

sounds good; i've been programmed to eat my tuna salad with mayo :)

Jun 23, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

no worries, i'm still alive; i used one batch i had saved for only a couple of weeks to fry up some cakes yesterday; it was good, but i was not happy frying w/it since it was really splattery; i'm also not the most experienced when it comes to frying; i will try using it up as i open the cans next time and i promise not to consume the old batch ;)

generally i use the tuna to make tuna for sandwiches and find that using all of the oil makes the salad runny; i think the mayo idea is great since i do use mayo in my tuna salad (the expensive kind); this will save the oil and also save me some $

Jun 23, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

super ideas TDog! thanks

Jun 22, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

good point, probably habit- i've always drained the can and then added lots of mayo; i will do this with the next cans i open and save some of the mayo- thank you!

Jun 22, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

i have no idea; it's my first time- it's been in the fridge the whole time for no longer than about 4 months; i would like to use it up b4 it goes bad though- thanks!

Jun 22, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

my dogs would go nuts if i started controlling my hair frizz with this oil :)

Jun 22, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

i meant to also thank you for the recipe- thanks! Good idea- I was thinking about using it to marinade

Jun 22, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

i already do this pine...but i still have lots of oil left over since i only drizzle a little bit over their food occasionally- thanks!

Jun 22, 2012
crowmuncher in Home Cooking

What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

thanks ipse, i thought of that but I have a lot saved up already and there will be more oil in the next can I open; this is why i was wondering if anyone has used just the oil in a dish

Jun 22, 2012
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What do I do with the olive oil in canned tuna?

I have saved the olive oil from my canned tuna because I hate to waste food. I just started buying tuna packed in oil this year and have about 4 cups of it in the fridge. I was just curious if any of you have cooked with canned tuna oil? What did you make? and was it good?

Jun 22, 2012
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Asian Sweet Potato Pie?

thanks- i haven't made it back to the market yet, but I'm thinking about just trying it and see what happens

Jun 13, 2012
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Mark Bittman weighs in on the NYC soda ban

MGZ, i believe it depends on the soda; for instance if one drinks a real ginger soda- i personally find that soda to be beneficial to my health (improving circulation, digestion, etc.); however i experience the same effect just chewing on piece of raw ginger w/out the empty calories :)

Jun 13, 2012
crowmuncher in Food Media & News

Mark Bittman weighs in on the NYC soda ban

..."we need government on our side, not on the side of those who wish to make money by stoking our cravings and profiting from them. We have evolved to need coercion."

This clearly has not worked and I think it never will. The only one we need on our side is YOU and ME. Some will say that the government is you and me, but who decides what we (the majority of us anyhow) put in our bodies? We do. I believe it is a waste of energy to focus on those profiting from our unhealthy choices or what the government is or isn't doing (although I find the concept of banning even unhealthy food creepy). The energy should be directed at "brainwashing" our children (as those profiting do) into not making unhealthy choices.

And I don't mean to start another thread here, but I do not believe all soda is bad for you. I do not buy the argument that too many like to sell that HFCS is just sugar and sugar is sugar. It is NOT the same thing. And don't even get me started on Artificial sweeteners... ;)

Jun 12, 2012
crowmuncher in Food Media & News

Are you able to smell asparagus metabolites in urine? [from General Topics]

sometimes i forget that i ate asparagus and then the smell will remind me

Jun 12, 2012
crowmuncher in Not About Food

Asian Sweet Potato Pie?

Thanks, I figured it can't be bad, but I have noticed that the Asian one is starchier (it seems) and was wondering if someone had already to tried to bake a pie with it and had some measurements since I haven't been able to find a recipe

Jun 12, 2012
crowmuncher in Home Cooking

Canned Tuna?

What you are telling us doesn't surprise me. I try not to buy canned anything, but when I buy canned tuna I splurge on the GENOVA in olive oil. That almost sounded like a Dos Equis commercial :)

Jun 11, 2012
crowmuncher in General Topics

Asian Sweet Potato Pie?

I've been really into baking real sweet potato pie- that would be baking my own garnet yams and mashing them myself. I have also been really into Asian (purple on the outside/yellow on the inside) yams with seared (hopefully nonradioactive) tuna on the side. I was wondering if I could bake that same sweet potato pie, substituting Asian yam for garnet? Seems like a great idea, but have never actually tried it. Have you?

Jun 11, 2012
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Spaghetti squash: can I cook it ahead of time?

I used to slice in half before cooking, but a new book I've been reading does not even mention cutting in 1/2 before baking and I found that baking whole works also. I only mention this in case it will save you time (as it did for me) since I have a hard time slicing it without stabbing myself and I don't want to bother softening it first to do this. You can just bake whole and slice when ready to serve. What I also love about baking whole is that I don't have to use foil.

Jun 11, 2012
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Homemade vs Canned Refried Beans

I make my beans in a crock pot (pinto or black). I make a sofrito in my cast iron pan (garlic, serrano or jalapenos, lots of olive oil), add the beans and mash them with a potato masher. For a richer taste, I add munster cheese since I do not eat (or like the taste) of lard.

Jun 11, 2012
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Trader Joes Comes to Florida At Last!!

there must be some reason they find us (the East Coast) a risky investment

What's For Dinner? part #107 [old]

salmon, "spanish" rice w/out the fresh onion and garlic (i was too tired to be bothered), spinach salad, and avocado slices

Sep 21, 2011
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What's For Dinner? part #107 [old]

yes, the fish sticks were a welcome change :)

Sep 21, 2011
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