Put Up Your Cukes: 7 Things to Make with Cucumbers
With all that summer has to offer in the way of showy vegetables (squash blossoms, anyone?) and fleeting stars (get your heirloom tomatoes while they’re here!), cucumbers can easily be overlooked. But not anymore.
Never cooked a cucumber before? Now’s your big chance. Simmer slices in a little butter and water until tender, season them with dill and salt — and then pile atop pumpernickel bread.
Minimalist meets healthy in this easy grilled chicken with fresh cucumber-tomato salad tossed on the side.
Don’t let the surprise ingredient fool you: Mayonnaise delivers creaminess to this sesame dressing, giving the cucumber a velvety coat. Pair that with soy sauce-glazed roasted salmon, and you might think you’re dining at your favorite Japanese restaurant.
Get yourself out of a pickle with this quick fix to all those cucumbers stacked up in your fridge.
You’ll want to keep hydrated with a tall frosty glass of this mint-laced cucumber refresher.
Chunky cucumber tzatziki mellows this spiced, slow-roasted salmon.
Enlist cucumber to add crunch to this hearty Thai-style rice salad packed with mango, peanuts and cilantro.