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Spaghetti with Garlic, Tomato, Mint and Fresh Tuna from PASTA by the CIA

Source: Pasta by The Culinary Institute of America [Gianni Scappin, Alberto Vanoli, and Francesco Tonelli] The Culinary Institute of America — yes, that CIA —  is recognized as the best culinary school in America. If you can’t invest two or four years to attend, then you have an alternative: the series of cookbooks written by…

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How to Poach a Fish

When we went crabbing this week, Suzen caught a 16-pound albacore tuna. That’s Suzi up there on the right holding her fresh catch. It’s a world record for tuna caught in a crab pot. Well, actually, she poached the fish. On the left, is shot of the 56 tuna a boatload of very nice men…

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Tuna Tonnato from Jean Anderson

Many, many years ago, when I was first entering the food world, I had the great privilege to partake in one of Anna Teresa Callen’s cooking classes. Anna Teresa orchestrated this masterful class in her classic West Village apartment. It was a doubly intoxicating experience. We had the wonderful smell of her cooking and the…

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