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CousCous, Tuna and A Foodie Event

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“Couscous, the food so nice, they named it twice”

from the film Pineapple Express

What better way to enjoy great food and discover new dishes and new and not so new  local venues than to attend this year’s Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce Foodie Event, this THURSDAY,  October 18h at Sands Chrysler/Dodge in Quakertown, PA,

This years event supports the  Foundation for Free Enterprise Education benefiting Quakertown and Palisades high school students and the Upper Bucks County Technical High School In Pennsylvania. http//www.UBCC.org

So you can enjoy great food and know you are assisting with a great cause! What a great way to enjoy a night out!

I am really honored to be part of this year’s event and hoping to see everyone come out to support a great cause and share some great food as well!  Thanks to Roland Foods for supplying me with some great ingredients, I will be signing copies of my latest book and sampling  a few yummy  couscous dishes to share for tasting!

Please stop by and say Hi!

Cous Cous  with Tuna and Veggies

1/2 cup couscous (from Roland Foods)

4 cups vegetable broth

1 zucchini

1 can of tuna

4 roasted peppers (from Roland Foods)

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

2 ounces small cherry or grape tomatoes

small handful mint or fresh basil leaves

Measure couscous and place in bowl. Cut zucchini into long sticks. Place olive oil in saute pan and saute zucchini sticks till golden. Set aside.

Bring vegetable broth to a boil and place  into couscous. Stir until couscous is puffy, add in a pat of butter and stir. Continue stirring till most liquid has ben absorbed by couscous. Separate couscous with a fork.

Flake tune in separate dish. Add into couscous. Place in cheery or grape tomatoes that have been cut in half. Add in zucchini and incorporate into couscous.

Garnish the plate with mint and basil…

And if you are in the Quakertown are on Thursday, October stop by Sands Chrysler Jeep  Dodge in Quakertown, Pa and join us for great food, fun and help out a good cause! Go to http://www,UBCC.org for more info..See you there!

For more great recipes get your copy of the Gourmand World Award Winning Book The Basic Art of Italian Cooking:Holidays & Special Occasions-2nd edition at www.marialiberati.com

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