Cucumber and Cherry Tomato Salad

Salad bowl with cucumber tomato salad

Sometimes summer food just makes itself. Try this simple cucumber salad with sliced cucumbers, halved or quartered cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and herbed chevre (goat’s milk) cheese. Drizzle with a good extra-virgin olive oil and a splash of apple cider vinegar. Salt and pepper to taste.  Share: Share on facebook Share on pinterest Other posts […]

Yellow Cucumber

three silver slicer cucumbers

Silver Slicer Cucumbers Veggie Type: Gourd Season: Summer Peak months: July-August Uses: White cucumbers tend to be a bit more bitter than their green cousins. The smaller the cucumber, the milder and sweeter the taste, so try a slice of a smaller cucumber to see if it is sweet enough for your taste. Of course, […]

English Cucumber

english cucumbers

English Cucumber Veggie Type: Gourd Season: Summer Peak months: July-September Uses: In comparison with regular cucumbers, English cucumbers are more user-friendly (no large seeds, thin skin, sweeter), but they have a shorter shelf life. They’re great for snacking and adding to your salads and sandwiches, but eat quickly. English Cucumber Inspiration More cucumber inspiration coming […]

Cucumber

five pickling cucumbers

Cucumber Pickling Cucumbers English Cucumbers White Cucumbers Veggie Type: Gourd Season: Summer Peak months: July-August Uses: Different types of cucumbers serve different purposes best. For example, short, bumpy cucumbers are great for pickling, while long, smooth cucumbers are great for snacking, salads, or sandwiches. For something fun, try making cucumber lemonade. Cucumber Inspiration More cucumber inspiration coming […]