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Archive for June 12th, 2011

Saw these at the market the other day.

Pickling Cucumbers

The sign said they were pickling cucumbers. I bought a bag. They were cheaper than regular cucumbers, plus they were kind of cute (in a vegetable sort of way). Each cucumber was no more than six inches long.

The skin felt thicker and harder than Japanese cucumbers. Just to be safe, I peeled them (didn’t want The Cat to be spitting out the skins).

Mixed them with wakame seaweed, sugar, salt, and a drop of rice vinegar.

Cucumber Salad

The seeds were smaller and easier to eat (digest) than the regular cucumber. The pickling cucumbers were also not as watery as the regular cucumbers. A new experience.

Enjoy.

The Mouse

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