Beyond Pickles: 10 Culinary Uses for Cucumbers
By Sarah Harper
Indulge in the freshest cucumbers by exploring and supporting your local farms and markets. Explore the many cucumber varieties such as Salt and Pepper, Cucumber-Melon, China Jade, Lemon, and Pickling.
Cucumbers play a prominent role in cuisines worldwide, adding flavor and texture to an array of recipes. From cucumber salads to zesty salsas to inventive appetizers, cucumbers leave their mark everywhere they go.
Below find 10 ways to enjoy cucumbers this summer.
These cucumber recipes capture the spirit of summer. So, as we enjoy the sunny days, let your culinary creativity flourish with the versatile cucumber.
Sarah Harper is a Registered Dietitian, creator, and one of many eaters behind The Addy Bean. She is also an avid hiker, a registered yoga instructor, and a former nursing home dietitian.
Based in Hood River, Oregon, Sarah lives with her husband Jacob, her dog Huey and her blog’s namesake – her cat Adeline.