The Madera Tribune

Click here for TribTV

Cool as a cucumber

Note: Most newspaper content reprinted here is incomplete and delayed. Want it all? Sooner? Subscribe to our full print and online editions by calling (559) 674-4207 and get both editions for the price of one!

webmaster | 05/22/13

I had to give up growing cucumbers (animals ate everything), but I can usually find some good ones at farmers markets and most grocery stores.

My dad and grandfather always had gardens and they included lemon cucumbers, which they peeled with pocket knives and ate while tending to those gardens. I think they had a salt shaker, too.

This time of year is perfect for enjoying crisp cucumber salads, so here are a few suggestions for preparing them. It is your choice whether or not to peel them. My preference is to peel. Hope you enjoy their crispy, cool goodness...


comments powered by Disqus