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Category: Tuna

A perfect warm weather dish: Niçoise Toasts from Molly Baz in Bon Appetit

A perfect warm weather dish: Niçoise Toasts from Molly Baz in Bon Appetit

I fell in love with this recipe in a heartbeat. It just looked so fresh, so complex and yet so simple to make. It’s the invention of Molly Baz who is a Senior Associate Food Editor at Bon Appetit.  She took her farmer’s market finds […]

Definitely not your Mother’s Tuna Casserole with Dill and Potato Chips from Andy Baraghani in Bon Appetit

Andy Baraghani of Bon Appetit Yes, I really did cook this.  I know, I know, I know.  But there was something almost primal in its appeal.  Oddly, I didn’t grow up anywhere near a Tuna casserole.   It might have been grounds for divorce in our […]

A salute to Anna Pump and her recipe for Grilled Fresh Tuna Steaks with Lemon Sauce

        Something unspeakable happened last week in Bridgehampton.  An extraordinary woman was taken from us as she crossed Main Street in a crosswalk.  A driver, whose license had been suspended, hurtled through town in the dark and struck a local hero. An immensely […]

In Search of the Ultimate Tuna Melt (and Bread and Butter Pickles to go with it)

           Consider the Tuna Melt, that diner staple that combines tuna salad, a slice of bread and a heated layer of cheddar cheese.  I myself have consumed dozens and dozens of the open-faced sandwiches in a quest to find the perfect […]

The perfect sandwich for summer: Patricia Wells’ Pan Bagnat

“When my husband and I acquired our farmhouse in Provence…, our visits were generally limited to weekend getaways from Paris. For the train ride back to the city, a snack was essential, and pan bagnat, or “bathed bread,” the Provençal sandwich found at every bakery and […]

Cazuelas de Atun y Farfalle from Grace Parisi in Food and Wine Magazine

         What’s in a name?  Plenty.  Today’s dish is an homage to Spain which may not need much homage as it has firmly planted itself on the New York restaurant scene.  I count no fewer than 42 tapas restaurants in Manhattan alone on http://spanishtapasnyc.com/. But […]

Mario Batali’s Ziti with Tuna and Salami

         I love pasta and I am always on the lookout for a new and different way to prepare it.   There are sauces that require hours on the stove and that are best made in huge batches. “Bolognese” falls into that camp. Whatever the recipe, […]

Back to Bonito in St. Barth and our take on their wonderful Peruvian Tiradito of Tuna

Bonito’s Version of Tiradito de Thon And mine… Unfortunately, mine didn’t come with this view from Bonito Rue Lubin Brin Gustavia, St. Barthelemy FWI (590)0590-279-696 www.ilovebonito.com          Silken fish coated in citrus and soy, the earthy nuttiness of sesame oil, the sweetness […]