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Kale Collins

Serious Eats Autumn Giles Post a comment

A green take on a traditional gin collins, made with muddled lovage, cucumber slices, and lemon juice. More

Chilled Spanish White Gazpacho from 'Flour, Too'

Kate Williams 1 comment

Perfect for the hot summer months, gazpacho requires little more than a good blender and some patience during its chilling time. But it doesn't take many bowls of the tomato version to grow tired of slurping enriched vegetable juice. Enter white gazpacho. The Spanish blend of almonds and green grapes is an enlivening break from tomato. This recipe, from Joanne Chang's new cookbook Flour, Too, is a prime example—the fruit and nuts combine with crisp English cucumbers, bright cilantro, and a one-two punch of lime juice and sherry vinegar. More

Chilled Spanish White Gazpacho from 'Flour, Too'

Serious Eats Kate Williams 6 comments

Perfect for the hot summer months, gazpacho requires little more than a good blender and some patience during its chilling time. But it doesn't take many bowls of the tomato version to grow tired of slurping enriched vegetable juice. Enter white gazpacho. The Spanish blend of almonds and green grapes is an enlivening break from tomato. This recipe, from Joanne Chang's new cookbook Flour, Too, is a prime example—the fruit and nuts combine with crisp English cucumbers, bright cilantro, and a one-two punch of lime juice and sherry vinegar. More

Green Salad with Pickled Mushrooms, Cucumbers, Onions, and Pecorino

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

Bright pickled vegetables make for a bracing, refreshing salad that goes great with grilled meats. More

Easy Greek Chopped Salad

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 3 comments

A quick chopped salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, and feta cheese in a light lemon, olive oil, and herb dressing. More

Thai-Style Lobster and Herb Salad with Snap Peas and Salted Cucumber

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 2 comments

A refreshingly light take on lobster salad, made with cucumbers and snap peas in an intense hot, sour, and sweet dressing is accented with pine nuts, shallots, herbs, and dried shrimp. More

Asian Cucumber, Celery and Avocado Salad

Serious Salads Jennifer Segal 4 comments

Cucumbers and celery, intensely flavored with garlic, ginger, and lime juice, are served on top of sliced avocado. More

Asian Cucumber, Celery, and Avocado Salad

Serious Eats Jennifer Segal 4 comments

Cucumbers and celery, intensely flavored with garlic, ginger, and lime juice, are served on top of sliced avocado. More

Pimm Daddy

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman 1 comment

This rye-based Pimm's cocktail was created by Taylor Bense of The Post Office in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Muddled cucumber adds a lovely freshness to the drink. More

Bar Bites: Quail Egg Canapés with Smoked Salmon, Avocado and Pickled Cucumbers

Marvin Gapultos Post a comment

A simple canapé of quick-pickled cucumbers, sliced avocados, smoked salmon and fried quail eggs make for a beautiful, yet quick and easy, hor d'oeuvre. With your pinky up or down, this is a wonderful one-bite snack that goes great with Champagne or sparkling cider. More

Quail Egg Canapés with Smoked Salmon, Avocado and Pickled Cucumbers

Serious Eats Marvin Gapultos Post a comment

A simple canapé of quick-pickled cucumbers, sliced avocados, smoked salmon and fried quail eggs make for a beautiful, yet quick and easy, hor d'oeuvre. With your pinky up or down, this is a wonderful one-bite snack that goes great with Champagne or sparkling cider. More

Na'ama's Fattoush from 'Jerusalem'

Serious Eats Kate Williams 1 comment

As Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi write in the introduction to Na'ama's Fattoush in Jerusalem: A Cookbook, there is no escaping chopped salads in Jerusalem. Some are simple amalgamations of tomato, cucumber, onion, and lemon vinaigrette, while others, like Arab fattoush, contain a cornucopia of vegetables mixed with leftover pita bread. More

Serious Salads: Cucumber and Mint Salad

Serious Salads Jennifer Segal Post a comment

Thinly sliced cucumber and fresh mint make a refreshing summer salad—delicious on its own as a light bite, or as a side at your next picnic or barbecue. More

Cucumber and Mint Salad

Serious Eats Jennifer Segal Post a comment

Thinly sliced cucumber and fresh mint make a refreshing summer salad—delicious on its own as a light bite, or as a side at your next picnic or barbecue. More

Hawksworth's Breakfast Club

Serious Eats Melody Fury Post a comment

This concoction of matcha and cucumber is sure to keep you cool. Multiply the quantity and make this in a carafe for brunch with friends, just like they do at Hawksworth. More

Cucumber-Basil Lemonade with Lemongrass

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

Thai flavors of basil and lemongrass combine with cooling cucumber in this mildly savory but totally drinkably tart lemonade variation. More

Serious Salads: Grilled Salmon with Thai Cucumber Basil Salad

Serious Eats Jennifer Segal 7 comments

Warm grilled salmon topped with a punchy Thai cucumber salad makes a refreshing and light main course. The dressing, made from fresh lime juice, garlic, fish sauce, and sugar, has that classic sweet-sour-salty Thai flavor; use it as a sauce to spoon liberally around the fish. More

Sweet and Spicy Grilled Pickles

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 1 comment

Sweet, spicy, soft, and crunchy, these pickles pack a lot of contrast into incredibly delicious little spears. More

Sandwiched: Herbed Cucumber Radish Tea Sandwiches

María del Mar Sacasa 2 comments

Today the ritual is unheard of—who has the time for teatime? Certainly not me, but the notion is extremely enticing. I made these sandwiches because it was turning bright green outside and I'll have company over for Easter brunch next week; it felt like perfect timing for something light and elegant. More

Herbed Cucumber Radish Tea Sandwiches

Serious Eats María del Mar Sacasa 4 comments

Note: Start this recipe with a whole, unsliced sandwich bread loaf, such as Pullman, and slice the bread about 3/16 inch thick for delicate tea sandwiches. Labne is a yogurt cheese, available at many specialty markets. If you can't find... More

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