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Summer Grain Salads: Whole-Wheat Spaghetti Salad With Grilled Zucchini, Olives, and Feta

Jennifer Olvera 8 comments

Sure, whole-wheat pasta is healthy. It's also tasty, offering a bit more "chew" than the refined-starch variety. That extra texture is a plus in this chilled salad, which mixes grilled zucchini, briny Kalamata olives, tomatoes, salty feta, and basil, all of the ingredients dressed in a simple vinaigrette. More

Whole-Wheat Spaghetti Salad With Grilled Zucchini, Kalamata Olives, and Feta

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera Post a comment

Sure, whole-wheat pasta is healthy. It's also tasty, offering a bit more "chew" than the refined-starch variety. That extra texture is a plus in this chilled salad, which mixes grilled zucchini, briny Kalamata olives, tomatoes, salty feta, and basil, all of the ingredients dressed in a simple vinaigrette. More

Summer Grain Salads: Farro Salad With Blue Cheese, Pine Nuts, and Tomatoes

Jennifer Olvera 1 comment

In this simple recipe, farro is simmered with onion, garlic, and carrot to impart extra flavor. Then it's combined with a host of fresh ingredients: juicy tomatoes, cucumbers, and herbs, all of which are tied together with red wine vinaigrette, pine nuts, and crumbled blue cheese. More

Farro Salad With Blue Cheese, Pine Nuts, and Tomatoes

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 3 comments

In this simple recipe, farro is simmered with onion, garlic and carrot to impart flavor. Then, it's combined with a host of fresh ingredients: juicy tomatoes, cucumbers and herbs, all of which are tied together with red wine vinaigrette, pine nuts and crumbled blue cheese. More

17 Cooling Cucumber Recipes for Summer

Ben Miller 4 comments

Crisp, verdant, and refreshing, cucumbers are a go-to gourd for combatting the summer heat. Several varieties of the crunchy fruit (yes, it's technically a fruit; then again...so are most "vegetables") are cropping up at farmer's markets and grocery stores this season, and we have creative recipes for every palate. More

Roast Chicken With Asparagus Panzanella (Or, the Secret to Panzanella Without Tomatoes)

Daniel Gritzer 4 comments

Making panzanella— the classic Tuscan tomato-and-bread salad—without tomatoes is tricky, because you need all those juices to soften the stale bread. The trick is to find other ways to make the dish as flavor-packed and moist as possible. Here's our method with asparagus, cucumbers, and red onions, served alongside roast chicken. More

Cucumber-Tequila Cooler

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman 1 comment

Cucumbers and celery add a cooling vegetal note to this tart and refreshing tequila cocktail. More

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Serious Eats Nick Caruana Post a comment

A simple mix of muddled cucumber, gin, and Aperol makes for a cooling and refreshing cocktail. More

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Serious Eats Nick Caruana Post a comment

Cucumber and fresh dill work wonderfully with Hendrick's gin and lime juice in this refreshing cocktail. More

Fried Homemade Pickles With Ranch Dressing From 'Kitchen Confidence'

Cook the Book Kate Williams 2 comments

Almost every review of Kelsey Nixon's new cookbook, Kitchen Confidence mentioned two words: fried pickles. These words were likely followed by at least a few exclamation points and written squeals of glee. More

Fried Homemade Pickles with Ranch Dressing From 'Kitchen Confidence'

Serious Eats Kate Williams 4 comments

Almost every review of Kelsey Nixon's new cookbook, Kitchen Confidence mentioned two words: fried pickles. These words were likely followed by at least a few exclamation points and written squeals of glee. More

From the Juicer: Refreshing Green Juice

Drinks dbcurrie Post a comment

I'm not really into the super-green juices that taste like fresh lawn, but that doesn't mean I don't like green. This drink is the most refreshing green juice combination that I know. More

Refreshing Green Juice

Serious Eats dbcurrie 6 comments

This drink—made with cucumber, fennel, celery, and green pepper—is very refreshing. More

One-Pot Wonders: Harissa Quinoa With Shrimp and Chickpeas

One-Pot Wonders Yasmin Fahr Post a comment

Quinoa, chickpeas, and shrimp are flavored with harissa and topped with crunchy cucumbers. Finished with some lemon and cilantro, it makes a quick and easy meal that comes together in less than 30 minutes, with minimal prep work to boot. More

Buffalo Green Juice

Serious Eats Carolyn Cope 8 comments

Savory and spicy may not be the first characteristics you'd expect in a juice, but once you try this combination you may not be able to kick the habit. More

Andy Ricker's Tam Taeng Kwaa (Thai Cucumber Salad) From 'Pok Pok'

Cook the Book Kate Williams 4 comments

Andy Ricker opens his new Pok Pok cookbook with a series of variations on papaya salad. These are the beating heart of his namesake restaurant, providing its inspiration as well as a sweet and sour bridge between the range of complex savory dishes. This particular salad, made with cucumbers instead of papaya, is a cool and refreshing twist. More

Andy Ricker's Tam Taeng Kwaa (Thai Cucumber Salad) From 'Pok Pok'

Serious Eats Kate Williams Post a comment

Andy Ricker opens his new Pok Pok cookbook with a series of variations on papaya salad. These are the beating heart of his namesake restaurant, providing its inspiration as well as a sweet and sour bridge between the range of complex savory dishes. This particular salad, made with cucumbers instead of papaya, is a cool and refreshing twist. More

Quick-Pickled Cucumbers with Rice Vinegar

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 4 comments

A quick Japanese-style rice vinegar cucumber, perfect for serving with rice or stuffed into Pork Belly Buns. More

Easy Gazpacho

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 7 comments

Super fast gazpacho. The key is layering and salting the vegetables above the bread so that their exuded juices get sopped up before blending. More

Grilled Strip Steak with Creamy Yogurt Sauce and Tomato-Cucumber Salad

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

Thick-cut New York strip steaks grilled and served with a bright and crunchy tomato and cucumber salad with yogurt sauce. More

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