what canned tuna do you recommend for the provencal tuna melt recipe?

  • Posted by: Pjb
  • March 18, 2012
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AnnJoyce March 19, 2012
St. Judes canned tuna, locally troll caught albacore tuna
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AnnJoyce March 19, 2012
St. Judes canned tuna, locally troll caught albacore tuna
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pierino March 18, 2012
Ortiz is a very good lable and you can get into the upper price realms if you purchase "ventresca" which is the Spanish equivalent of toro. I like As Do Mar too. Basically what I look for are firm pieces of tuna flesh that have been tinned or jarred in olive oil. Flott is a good Italian label. You can find Genova brand at many supermarkets but if you look at the label closely you'll see that it's a sideline for Chicken of the Sea. Yes, really. A lot of product is packaged with Italian sounding names but then turn out to be from someplace else.
 
Bevi March 18, 2012
I used Ortiz and was happy!
 
ATG117 March 18, 2012
Whole Foods carries some really great varieties that are packed in oil and bottled in a glass jar. Unfortunately, I can't think of the name, but I don't think you can go wrong with any of the bottled varieties there.
 
boulangere March 18, 2012
I live in Montana, and also have strong thoughts about shopping locally. At Cost Plus World Market I get a brand called Tonnino. There are many others available on Amazon. Are they "better" than Tonnino? Possibly. But when I want a good sandwich or salad, I tend to want it today, not a few days from now. Too, while World Market is indeed a national chain, the local store employs local people. I pick up a half dozen cans at a time so I always have it on hand. I hope this helps you.
 
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