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10 Cool Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Cucumbers are very cool and healthy. Discover how this perfect summer veggie keeps your body hydrated, strong and happy. Enjoy some of my favorite cucumber recipes. Some People Say Cucumbers Will D…

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Quick & Cooling Asian-Inspired Cucumber Salad

Our cucumber plants are producing a nearly overwhelming number of cukes. Our pantry shelves are already lined with enough bread & butter pickles and sweet relish to last until next summer. There's…

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3 Cool Cucumber Recipes to Keep You Sane

“...cool as a cucumber in a bowl of hot sauce” --“So What'cha Want” by The Beastie Boys The old idiom “cool as a cucumber” has been overused for certain, but not without good reason. Sure the flesh…

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13 Ways To Use Cucumbers

Ah the humble cucumber--it sits patiently in the crisper drawer while its flashier cousins are being scooped up and devoured for dinner. The cucumber just waits and waits in all of it's watery, melo…

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Quick Crock Pickles

It's definitely that time of year, when the piles of irresistible produce purchased from the greenmarket start piling up on the counter and in the crisper. I, for one, get greedy remembering the barre…

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Cucumber Cashew Coleslaw

It's hot here in the mid-July Northeast, definitely coleslaw weather. I always want to like coleslaw, it has so much potential, but time after time it leaves me feeling flat. Instead I always fall bac…

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Cucumber and White Grape Gazpacho

Gazpacho is the perfect summer soup--it's light and cool, deliriously healthy, takes advantage of summer produce, and is a snap to make. If only I weren't so completely sick of it. Enter Matthew Kenne…

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