How to Make Refrigerator Pickles without Mix – Garlic Dill Pickles

Directions: Cook in a small saucepan vinegar, water, salt until boiling.  Remove from heat.  In a glass or plastic container, add cucumber slices, clove of garlic, dill, mustard seed.   Cover and put in the refrigerator.  Dill pickles can take a couple days to a week to be fully read depending on the size of […]

Cucumber Cookies

I am pretty much always looking for a way to make desserts. These cookies caught my eye while scrolling through recipe options online… “Could cucumbers really make a good dessert?!” I had to find out for myself. These cookies surprised me- they had a consistency that reminded me of bread however they were very moist! […]

How to Make Refrigerator Pickles without Mix – Bread and Butter Pickles

It’s easy to make refrigerator pickles from scratch.  You do not need to “can” them at all. Directions: Wash cucumbers; slice them, put unpeeled cucumbers into a plastic container or jar.  Mix onion slices in with pickles.  Mix vinegar, sugar, salt and spices together and pour over cucumbers. Store in refrigerator for 24 hours before […]

Cucumber Tomato Relish

Directions: Combine cucumber, tomatoes, and onion in a medium bowl. Prepare dressing by whisking together until sugar dissolve and it begins to thicken. Add dressing to your medium bowl, starting with half and add more to your taste. Salad will keep refrigerated up to three days.   Adapted from Simply in Season Cookbook

Cool Cucumbers

A refreshing summer salad. Directions: Wash cucumbers and pare. Cut in half and scoop out seeds, then cut in thin slices. Thinly slice onion and place in bowl with cucumber slices. Combine remaining ingredients in separate bowl; pour over vegetables and toss lightly. Chill 2-3 hours before serving.