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I’m planning a pretty non-traditional Super Bowl Sunday meal, but there will just be three of us so why not? Of course there will be some cheese and salami to snack on during the pre-game festivities, but I’m also planning on making Italian-style chicken liver on toast – I just can never say no to chicken livers. Beyond that I think we’ll be enjoying the last of the smoked hams I have from our last butchered pig, since I’m off on Monday to pick up the meat from the latest one. It’s going to be really interesting to compare the taste and cuts of meat from this younger, smaller pig to the big ones we’ve had done up previously. On the side I have some nice fresh green beans from the Mullica Hill Amish Market and I suppose I should do up some Mac ‘n Cheese as well for at least SOMETHING traditional!

Last night I needed a quick and simple dinner to make after a long day of work, and I didn’t have anything defrosted. So I went for one of my old favorite standby ingredients, canned Italian tuna fish in oil. Usually I make a quick hot pasta dish with it, but I wanted to do something a little different, and a little lighter/healthier. So I took inspiration from the classic French Salad Niçoise, and turned it into Tuna Pasta Salad Niçoise:

Tuna Pasta Salad Niçoise

This came out so good, I had to write up the recipe this morning – so you can try it for yourself!

Tuna Pasta Salad Niçoise

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