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English cucumbers

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Cucumber-Lemon Gin

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Cucumbers with Lemon and Basil

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Quick-Pickled Cucumbers

Time:4 hours
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Cucumber, Cress, and Caper Sauce

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Poached Salmon with Cucumber, Cress, and Caper Sauce

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Main course, Whole salmon
Ingredients
  • 4 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 celery stalks, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium leek, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, rinsed well
  • 1/4 cup white-wine vinegar
  • 1 lemon, cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 4 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 3 tablespoons coarse salt or sea salt, plus 2 teaspoons
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 1 whole salmon (about 7 pounds), cleaned, fins and gills trimmed, rinsed well
  • 1 English cucumber
  • Watercress or Upland cress (or a mix), for garnish
  • Fresh chives, for garnish
  • Cucumber, Cress, and Caper Sauce, for serving
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Brown Rice with Tuna, Avocado, and Toasted Nori

Time:15 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon safflower oil
  • 4 pieces (4 ounces each) sustainable sushi-grade tuna (preferably pole/troll yellowfin or albacore; about 1 inch thick)
  • 2 sheets nori
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 1/2 lemons)
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Sriracha (Asian chili sauce)
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 2/3 cups warm cooked short-grain brown rice (from about 1 1/4 cups uncooked)
  • 6 ounces English cucumber, halved and thinly sliced on the bias into half-moons (2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro sprigs
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Pickled Cucumber Salad

Time:8 hours 15 mins
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Cucumber Cape Codder

Time:45 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups grated English cucumber (about 1 cucumber), plus cucumber wedges, for garnish
  • 9 ounces vodka, chilled
  • 12 ounces cranberry juice (no sugar added)
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (from about 4 limes)
  • Ice, for serving
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Cucumber Cups with Vichyssoise

Time:2 hours
Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 6 to 8 medium leeks (white parts only), rinsed well and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 6 medium russet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • Coarse salt
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
  • Freshly ground white pepper
  • 3 English cucumbers, peeled and cut crosswise into 1 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1 cup chilled heavy cream
  • Finely chopped fresh chives, for garnish
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Rye Toasts with Smoked Salmon, Cucumber, and Red Onion

Ingredients
  • 8 thin slices rye bread
  • 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon low-fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 English (hothouse) cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced diagonally
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced smoked salmon
  • 1/2 medium red onion, very thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon drained capers, rinsed and patted dry
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
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