- DescriptionCucumbers are green and fresh-tasting, with lots of water, crunch, and a light hint of honeydew melon in the aroma. They have a refreshing quality that reminds us of subtle mint. A cucumber is the gourmet's fire extinguisher it's better than a glass of water to cool your mouth after eating spicy dishes like curry, blackened fish, or spicy cooked meats.
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CORN & CUCUMBERSStoring Corn
Try to use corn as soon as possible after purchase; but if you can't, it should keep for 1 or 2 days in the refrigerator.
If you like corn off the cob, you can slice the uncooked kernels off the ear and freeze them in an airtight container for up to 6 months. This is a great way to stretch the taste of summer far into the fall.
Refrigerating cucumbers extends their life for about a week, especially if you store them unwashed and loosely wrapped in a plastic bag. If possible, try to use them right away it's the bursting juiciness of crisp cukes that makes them so special.
- RecipesCucumber and Lemon SalsaCucumbers with Cool Somen NoodlesCucumber Soup with a CrunchTabouleh with FetaBread Soup with Garlic, Cucumber, Capers, and MintCrab and Cucumber CurrySteamed Littlenecks with Parmesan-Cucumber SauceCumin-Crusted Chicken with Cucumber Cream SauceThai Tuna Burgers with Pickled Cucumbers & Chile Peanut Tartar Sauce
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