from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Packed wet: applied to a cotton-bale which has been packed with wet cotton and is therefore more or less unmerchantable.


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  • It could be low-fat milk with your cereal, water-packed tuna for lunch, or chicken or legumes for dinner.

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  • Although some grocery stores won't carry water-packed tofu if there's not enough demand for it, you should still be able to make this will firm, shelf-stable tofu.

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  • Mr. Hatfield ' s signature snack is a dish he calls " power pasta, " made with one pound of whole-wheat pasta, six cans of water-packed tuna, a bag of frozen peas, a little bit of mayonnaise and a lot of mustard.

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  • A cup of cottage cheese, four ounces of water-packed tuna, a few carrot sticks maybe a glass of skim milk before bed.

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  • Pookah, I remember when I switched to water-packed tuna too, but I don't think I could eat it now.

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  • My typical lunch was a can of water-packed white tuna with a Tbsp of fat-free Miracle Whip, a large whole-wheat bagel, and an apple.

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  • * The salad can be transformed into a main course by adding a 7-ounce can of water-packed tuna, drained and crumbled.

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  • * Other ingredients can be added if desired: sliced mushrooms, water-packed or frozen artichoke hearts, zucchini, crookneck squash, broccoli or cauliflower florets, spinach leaves, and green beans.

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  • I've made it with water-packed tuna, but oil-packed would work also.

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  • Puttanesca Pizza uses canned, water-packed olives instead of the proper and more expensive Kalamata olives, the thin crust was soggy, not cooked in the middle and the Hot Wings were appropriate for a nursing home.

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