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Dinner Tonight - Sautéed Cucumbers

File this under my long list of things I didn't know: You can sauté cucumbers. In fact, you can coat them in butter, sprinkle with nutmeg and herbs, and have yourself a very tasty side dish. It’s apparently a classic French dish, as well, according to Starting With Ingredients. I believe them now.

Now, I’m no stranger to the vegetable. Show me a plateful of pickles, and I’ll show you a good time. I was just looking for a novel way to use some of the cucumbers I picked up at the farmers' market. This won’t exactly win a fist fight with a cool, crisp pickle, but it’s always fun to find some completely different method to use ingredients.

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