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Our Best Ideas for Cucumbers
Cucumbers are fresh, flavorful and crunchy. They’re the key to a refreshing cucumber salad and they add a juicy bite to any dish they’re featured in. Whether you’ve just received a bundle in your CSA box or have a bounty of cukes growing in your garden, these delicious recipes will help you use them up. One of the best ways to preserve your excess is to make pickles. These ones use only a handful of pantry ingredients—and only need a few hours in the refrigerator. They’re just as tangy and flavorful as those prepared according to the more traditional (and labor-intensive) canning techniques. Plus this recipe can be scaled with ease, meaning you can make just one jar or ten in a matter of minutes.