Category Archives: cucumber

Homemade Pickles: The Fastest/Tastiest You’ve Ever Tried

Until I made these ‘refrigerator’ pickles, I frankly thought that pickling was for crazies. I mean, let’s be real–I’m a little food-crazy myself (I did just purchase a yogurt-making machine–yet to arrive, really excited), but pickling, that just seemed like … Continue reading

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Shaved Cucumber Salad with Red Onion and Herbs

One of my favorite gifts to give and receive is a great book. I haven’t always been a voracious reader–I’ve gone through cycles. In elementary school, I would lug bagfuls of books from the library–nothing too heavy, mentally, but enough … Continue reading

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Broiled Wild Salmon in Honey-Sesame Soy Sauce with Sesame Cucumber Salad

I’ve written about salmon a few times now–here and here. I’m not usually too particular on buying farm raised or wild salmon, but the last few times I’ve purchased fresh, wild salmon and cooked it the same day, the results … Continue reading

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