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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...


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