Cucumbers, 5 Ways

This time of year farmers’ markets and backyard gardens are overflowing with cucumbers. Here are 5 favorite recipes for these cool and refreshing veggies.
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This time of year farmers’ markets and backyard gardens are overflowing with cucumbers. There are so many ways to eat these crunchy and refreshing veggies -- here are 5 favorites.

Tangy Pickles

Whether you prefer sweet, sour, hot or mild – you can adjust the flavors any way you like when you make your own.

Creamy Sauces

Cucumbers give texture and unmistakable freshness to this classic Greek sauce.

Recipe: Tzatziki
Easy Brunch

This simple, yet elegant recipe has only a few ingredients– fluffy egg whites and delicate smoked salmon, topped with a cucumber salad.

Seafood Salad

Cukes and mint are culinary best buds, tender shrimp and fresh lemon round out the recipe.

Spicy Cocktails

Blended cucumber, chili powder and vodka make for a memorable cocktail. Try it out at your next summer dinner party.

Tell Us: How do you like to munch on cucumber?

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