1. Tuna in Olive Oil
Callipo solid light yellowfin tuna from Calabria, a region along the southern coast of Italy, is pleasantly firm and lightly briny ($14 for 7 oz; igourmet.com).
Pile on ciabatta bread, top with cheese and broil for Italian Tuna Melts.
2. Artisanal Pasta
Martelli pasta is dried slowly over about two days to develop its sweet, wheaty flavor and rustic texture ($6.50 for 1.1 lb; zingermans.com).