Tuesday, October 21, 2008

More Cukes

The cucumbers keep coming. Alas, so must the recipes. This one, based on a recipe from the book The Frugal Gourmet, "will become a family favorite, I promise!" says book's author Jeff Smith.

He's right. It has.


2 cucumbers, peeled and sliced thin

1/2 yellow onion, peeled and sliced thin

3/4 c. sugar

1/2 c. water

1 c. white vinegar

1/2 T. dried dill

Prepare the cucumber and onion and combine in a bowl. Set aside. Put sugar, water, vinegar, and dill in small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Pour liquid over vegetables, stir gently, and refrigerate until you're ready to eat.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

that sounds perfectly delish. i love cucumber salad! i love food so i will be frequenting your page for more nifty recipes. have a great day!

October 22, 2008 at 7:11 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love cucumbers! thanks for sharing the recipe.

October 22, 2008 at 3:48 PM  
Blogger Jana McBurney-Lin said...

I'll have to try this. Sounds great.
By the way, a new neighbor from Russia was looking for recipes, and I said, "Ahh, you must visit the castle." She has given me a recipe for Borsche (spelling?) If I succeed, I'll pass it on.:)

October 22, 2008 at 3:53 PM  
Blogger Lynn said...

Is borscht beet soup? I'm not sure I've ever actually eaten a beet . . . They seem a little scary. You'll have to let us know if it's any good, Jana.

October 22, 2008 at 5:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've had this before and love it, but have never made it. Maybe now I will! Thanks.

October 23, 2008 at 7:27 PM  
Blogger Pam Ryder said...

I love Jana's comment....."you must visit the castle". Perhaps it's time to don a crown!

October 25, 2008 at 4:15 PM  

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