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Friday Foodie Fix –Artichokes

For everything you ever wanted to know about our Secret Ingredient this week- artichokes, check out this post on The City Cook.  There you  will find out the history of artichokes, how to buy, cut, trim, and cook them and the challenge of pairing wine with them.  For a pictorial set of directions on how […]

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Mediterranean Tuna Pasta with Artichokes

This recipe has been hiding out on the margins of my blog.  I’ve not made it in some time and I had forgotten how great this meal is.  It’s salty and sweet with the pancetta, tangy with the caperberries and lemon and crunchy with the pine nuts.  It has great mouth feel and taste so […]

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Mediterranean Tuna Pasta

This is a savory dish that fills your mouth with wonderful tastes and textures.  We served this with Robert Mondavi Winery 2005 Chardonnay.  This was the same wine I used when cooking.  Remember never cook with a wine you wouldn’t drink. Mediterranean Tuna Pasta Ingredients: 7.8 ounces Tuna in oil (Ortiz is an option)  Tuna […]

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