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Oil vs. Water-packed Tuna

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Oil vs. Water-packed Tuna

Midlife | Sep 28, 2009 05:09 PM

OK. I suppose it's years of watching what I eat and a wife who does that for both of us. For as long as I can remember we've only bought water-packed tuna. Our current favorite is the Kirkland brand at Costco, which seems to be very consistently good-tasting and has more tuna-per-can, at a better price, than their Chicken of-the-Sea.

So, today I'm reading some posts about how to make the best tuna salad sandwiches and one of the things posters say is they absolutely HATE tuna packed in water. Can you guys help me justify tuna packed in oil? I'm sure it has a different and stronger taste, but what else should sway me in that direction? Good value brands and where to try them?

Thanks.

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