cucumber RECIPES

Cool Cucumber Soup

Here’s a recipe sent in from Betty all the way from Bolivia.   Betty owns the farm I’m farming and is a great cook.  So if she says it’s good it’s got to be good!

Ingredients
  

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch green onions cut up
  • 2-3 cucumbers cubed
  • 6 cooked eggs cubed
  • 1 c. raisins
  • 3 c. yoghurt
  • 1 c. milk/cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 and a half ice water
  • some ice cubes

Instructions
 

Instructions

  • Mix. Real good on a hot summer day (or winter day when you´re in Brazil.)

Refrigerator pickles

This is another simple recipe.  If you want to keep it simple, you can use just the vinegar and water and omit other ingredients

Ingredients
  

Ingredients

  • cucumbers
  • 2 large onions
  • Brine: 2 cups vinegar 2 T pickling salt 1/2 tsp celery seed, 4 cups sugar, 1 tsp tumeric, 1 tsp mustard seed, 1 tsp pickling spice

Instructions
 

Instructions

  • Fill ice cream pail with cucumbers and onions, add brine and store in the fridge
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