All About Cucumbers

Old Fashioned Cucumber Salad

It’s tradition. We always make my grandma’s cucumber salad with the first delivery of this cool crisp fruit. Later, we’ll resort to pickles. For now, we’ll crunch away on our favorite sweet and tangy salad.

Open-Faced Tomato Sandwiches with Creamy Cucumber Spread Recipe

Open-Faced Tomato Sandwiches with Creamy Cucumber Spread

Deliciously light and fresh, crunchy cucumbers combined with creamy cream cheese and fresh herbs, this spread is a go-to summertime favorite.

Watermelon Cucumber Salad Recipe

Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Celebrate summer with this refreshing watermelon and cucumber salad. This week’s watermelon is yellow, dense and delicious (but definitely not seedless). A real treat on these last few hot August days!

Smoky Roasted Tomato Gazpacho Recipe

Smoky Roasted Tomato Gazpacho

A light and refreshing soup for a hot summer evening, the variation on this Mediterranean classic (roasting the tomatoes) really brings out a more intense tomato flavor. Vine ripened romas or san marzanos work best.

Cantaloupe, Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe

Cantaloupe, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

This beautiful and refreshing salad is the perfect combination of fresh and light, sweet and savory. It’s summer in a bowl!

Green Bean Tomato Cucumber Salad Recipe

Knife and Fork Green Bean, Tomato, Cucumber and Olive Salad with Hummus and Tonnato

This vibrant summer salad is great with ultra-fresh beans and vine ripened tomatoes. Like a Niçoise but without the tuna, the hummus toast and vegan tonnato create an epic salad experience.

Chinese Broccoli, Mushrooms & Cucumber with Soba Noodles Recipe

Chinese Broccoli, Mushrooms & Cucumber with Soba Noodles

Fresh lime juice and soy sauce-infused broccoli combined with crunchy cucumbers and rich mushrooms make these nice and saucy soba noodles better than takeout.

Creamy Cucumber Soup Recipe

Simple Warm Cucumber Soup

Cucumbers acquire a superb velvety texture when sautéed and puréed. The mild cucumber flavor is greatly enhanced with a generous grind of black or white pepper.

Farro Salad Tahini Dressing Recipe

Farro Salad with Tahini Dressing

Packed with protein, fiber, and flavor, this salad is fantastic served when the farro is still warm, and packs nicely for lunch on the go. This chewy, nutty whole grain pairs nicely with rich tahini and salty olives.