Tag: cucumber

Thai Basil Baby Summer Vegetable Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb mixed heirloom cherry tomatoes 1/4 lb yellow baby carrots, cut into coins 5 “mini” cucumbers, cut into coins 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar 2 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 (loose) cup Thai basil, chopped sea salt freshly ground pepper Directions: Toss all of the vegetables together in a […]

Lemon Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 6 mini cucumbers, sliced into 1/4 inch rounds 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 lemon, thinly sliced 1 bay leaf dressing: 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 cup 10% Ättiksprit (Swedish white vinegar) 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon black peppercorns 1 1/2 tablespoons yellow mustard seed 1 1/2 […]

Sabich

Ingredients: 2 Italian eggplants, thinly sliced 6 pitas, halved 6 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1/3 cup hummus for the Israeli salad: 2 tomatoes, cubed 1 English cucumber, cubed 1 small onion, cubed 3 tablespoons minced Italian parsley juice and zest of one lemon sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Toss […]

Lemon-Dill Shrimp and Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb medium shrimp, steamed and peeled 12 oz tri-color penne, cooked 1 cubanelle pepper, diced 2 mini cucumbers, diced 1/3 cup diced red onion for the dressing: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup chopped fresh dill juice and zest of 1 large lemon sea salt freshly ground black […]

Raw Summer Salad with Chile-Lime Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 4 ear’s worth of corn kernels 1 large English seedless cucumber, cubed 1 cubanelle pepper, diced 1 cup diced red onion 5 oz shredded red cabbage 10 oz halved cherry tomatoes vinaigrette: 1/4 cup lime juice 1 habanero pepper, halved 3 tablespoons olive oil sea salt freshly ground black […]

Summer Chicken Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast 10 oz cooked radiatore pasta 3/4 cup chopped red onion 2 stalks celery, diced 1 cup shredded carrots 2 mini cucumbers, chopped 15 cornichons, chopped zest of 1 lemon dressing: 1/3 cup mayonnaise juice of 1/2 lemon 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon 1 teaspoon […]

Easy-Peasy Pickles

Ingredients: 4 lb pickling cucumbers, quartered length-wise 3 cups water 2 3/4 cups white vinegar 1/4 cup pickling salt 1/4 cup minced dill 3 teaspoons black peppercorns 3 teaspoons dill seeds 3 teaspoons yellow mustard seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons fennel seed 1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed 4 large cloves garlic, […]

Shu Mei Sliders with Hoisin Mayo

Ingredients: for the burgers: 5 oz water chestnuts, drained .5 oz dried shiitake mushrooms, rehydrated 1 lb peeled shrimp 1 lb ground pork 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons shaoxing 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 1/2 teaspoon […]

Hot Slice (of Pickle)

Ingredients: 4 lb pickling cucumbers, sliced 3 cups water 2 cups white vinegar 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup pickling salt 6 teaspoons peppercorns 6 dried pili pili peppers 3 teaspoons crushed red pepper 3 teaspoons yellow mustard seeds 1 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 […]

Triple Dill Pickles

Ingredients: 4 lb pickling cucumbers, quartered length-wise 3 cups water 2 3/4 cups white vinegar 1/4 cup pickling salt 6 teaspoons yellow mustard seed 6 tablespoons dill seed 3 teaspoons dillweed 6 bay leaves 6 cloves garlic 1/2 cup minced dill Directions: Bring the water, vinegar and salt to a […]