Cucumbers are one of nature’s most convenient food. They are nutritious, refreshing delicious and readily available all year. They are inexpensive and can easily be eaten as snacks or in many easy-to-make dishes. If you have your own garden space, they are very easy to grow
Cut a cucumber into thin slices and cover the slices in a marinade of apple cider vinegar, salt, freshly ground pepper. You can also add a thinly sliced onions or sliced green pepper in the marinade, along with some garlic powder or celery salt. Add a small amount of sugar if the marinade is too fresh for your taste.
Chop a cucumber into small cubes and use it to top a taco with shredded lettuce and chopped tomato. Cucumber gives a refreshing flavor and extra nourishment for tacos.
Peel a cucumber and eat it raw for a quick and easy snacks. Add a small amount of salt or pepper if you like.
Slice some peeled cucumber in a bowl with a little tomato slices, a little apple cider vinegar and a dash of salt and pepper. Put ingredients in a closed container or a jar with a tight lid and shake well to blend flavors. This tomato-cucumber salad is perfect for a warm summer evening.
Create a simple cucumber and sour cream salad by cutting a peeled cucumber in a mixture of sour cream with a small amount of milk and about a tablespoon of vinegar. Mix the ingredients together, sprinkle dill weed over the top and serve.