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Watermelon, Mint and Feta Salad

1 Watermelon, Cut into small 2 inch cubes 1.5 cups Cucumber Cut into small 1 inch cubes 1/2 cup Onion Chopped into thin slices 12 Mint leaves Fresh, Roughly chopped 12 Basil leaves Fresh, Roughly chopped …

How to make Pickles (or Pickle any Vegetable!)

1 pound  fresh vegetables, such as cucumbers, carrots, green beans, summer squash, or cherry tomatoes 2 sprigs  fresh herbs, such as thyme, dill, or rosemary (optional) 1 to 2 teaspoons  whole spices, such as black peppercorns,…

Cucumber and Celery Salad with Tuna

Cucumber and Celery Salad with Tuna 2 teaspoons poppy seeds 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cucumbers, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch half-moons (6 cups) 3 celery…

Strawberry Salsa

Strawberry Salsa 1 1/2 cups chopped strawberries 1/2 cup chopped peeled kiwifruit 1/2 cup chopped cucumber 1/2 cup chopped red onion 2 tablespoons chopped seeded jalapeno pepper 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro or mint …

Greek Pasta Salad wit Grape Tomatoes and Bell Peppers

Greek Pasta Salad with Grape Tomatoes and Bell Peppers 5 ounces dried conchiglie pasta (2-1/2 cups) 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise 1/2 seedless cucumber, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch pieces 1 yellow or red…

Green Salad

Green Salad 4 cups kale, coarsely chopped & packed 2 tsp olive oil, extra virgin 1 large garlic clove, crushed 3/4 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper, ground 2 large celery stalks, diced 1 large green bell pepper, chopped …

Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad with Fresh Cilantro

Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad with Fresh Cilantro ¼ c. fresh lime juice salt and pepper 1 large cucumber 2 ripe cantaloupes 3 green onions ½ c. loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves In large bowl, whisk lime juice, 1/4…

Cantaloupe Ideas

Cantaloupe Ideas Purée chilled cantaloupe chunks with vanilla yogurt and cashew or almond butter for a breakfast smoothie or snack. Fill half a small cantaloupe with cottage cheese or ricotta cheese, sprinkle with granola, and eat immediately. …

Cucumber, Tomato, Quinoa and Feta Salad

Cucumber, Tomato, Quinoa and Feta Salad 1/2 cup quinoa 1/4 cup feta, crumbled 1/2 cucumber, chopped 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped 2 green onions, green and white parts chopped 1/2 pint of cherry tomatoes, sliced, or 2-3…

Tomato, Cucumber and Quinoa Salad

Tomato, Cucumber and Quinoa Salad ½ cup quinoa 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar kosher salt and black pepper ½ pound tomatoes, cut up 1/2  cucumber, sliced 4 cups baby arugula…

Dry Cucumber Cooler Cocktail

Dry Cucumber Cooler Cocktail 6 ounces’ gin 2 wedges of lime 1 can of Dry Cucumber Soda or other cucumber soda 4 cucumber thin slices, sliced from the cucumber lengthwise and as thin as possible 2 to 4 fresh mint leaves In…

Charred Pineapple, Basil and Cucumber

Charred Pineapple, Basil and Cucumber 1/2 cored pineapple, cut into 1/3-inch-thick half- or quarter-moons 1 small cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced on the bias 1/2 cup basil leaves (torn if large) 1 tablespoon extra-virgin…