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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    13 April 2012 Cross Country Cucumber. 13 April 2012 Cross Country Cucumber. Experience has indicated that starting cucumbers indoors and planting outdoors about the end of May produces fruit about a month earlier than direct seeding. Four pots (four hills in the garden) of 12 seeds produces...
  2. Salads and dressings
    White Bean and Cucumber Salad Recipe DescriptionA quick salad to put together as a side dish or as a quick lunch. The original recipe was from Woman's Day magazine and called for a lemon/olive oil dressing with fresh cilantro, but I altered the ingredients to utilize what ingredients I...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    26 July 2007 Cucumbers 26 July 2007 Cucumbers (Cross Country) Cross Country Cucumber (Hybrid) is the only type grown. There are eight plants between the supporting trellis, two together about two feet apart. The trellis is four by eight foot reinforcing concrete wire. There are two such...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    6 August 2011 Green peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers for Juice. 6 August 2011 Green peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers made into Juice. Green Peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers were made into juice and pressure canned for long term storage. The pictures depict the method. This is a suitable method for...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    23 July 2011 Cross Country Cuccumber. 23 July 2011 Cross Country Cucumber. Cross Country Cucumber is the only type grown. There are seven plants between the supporting trellis. I use it as slicing table vegetable, and this year I will make some dills. It is grown on a trellis to contain the...
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    15 May 2011 Cross Country Cucumbers 15 May 2011 Cross Country Cucumbers Cucumbers are started indoors about 4 to 5 weeks before transplanting in the outdoor garden. This is far more advantageous than direct seeding, since the cucumbers get an early start, and germination is assured. The seeds...
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    26 April 2011 Cucumber Cross Country 26 April 2011 Cucumber Cross Country The cucumbers are started indoors about a four to six weeks before placing in the garden about the 24 of May in my area. The contents of the pot are planted and this gives a good head start. Sometimes production is...
  8. Kitchen Basics
    The Pancake Pantry in Gatlinburg, TN always serves a cucumber dish before you get your meal. It's cucumbers and onions in some type of white creamy dressing. It's almost pickled I guess...maybe it's sour cream? Anyone have a recipe for sour cream cucumbers or something similar? They are sooooo...
  9. Salads and dressings
    Sweet & Sour Cucumber Salad Recipe DescriptionA quick to prepare side dish that is versatile and very refreshing! Preparation Steps: Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:5 minutes Ingredients:1 large cucumber 1 large tomato 1 bell pepper 1/4 cup each...
  10. Kitchen Basics
    I have cucumbers coming out my ears, so am looking for a Hot hearty cucumber soup to try & use some before I lose them. Recipies I have found are cold or use alot of potatoes. Thanks!
  11. Soups and stews Recipes
    Cream of Zucchini, Carrot and Cucumber Soup Recipe DescriptionGood basic soup to use up cucumber, and all those zucchini, and can be tweaked in many ways. Preparation Steps: Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:about 35 to 40 minutes Ingredients:1 tablespoon...
  12. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    I have a great recipe for cucumber salad, calls for thinly sliced cukes, onions, peppers, salted and drained, and dressed with apple cider vinegar and sugar. It's supposed to keep in the fridge for 3 weeks. I'd like to can this. Can I do it without sacrificing the crispness?:smhelp: Pat
  13. Question and Answer
    Does anybody have a really simple recipe. DH brought home several very large cucumbers from work (coworker's garden) and I need to know the easiest way to turn these things into pickles. Nobody likes cucumbers, but hubby loves pickles. I haven't got the right spices for any of the recipes I...
  14. Healthy Cooking
    Cucumber Salad with Rice Vinegar Dressing 3 cups thinly sliced seeded peeled cucumber (about 2 medium) 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons chopped green onions 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts...
  15. Kitchen Basics
    I see alot o people(over on the cookout thread) make cucumber salad. Anyone have a good recipe? My aunt use to make the best cucumber salad, but she has been gone for almost 10 years and NO one can make one as good as her's. I think she used mayo... But thats all I know.
  16. Kitchen Basics
    Cucumber Dip 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and grated 1 cup sour cream 1 cup plain yogurt 1/4 cup green onions, chopped 2 Tbsp. fresh mint chopped 1 Tbsp. fresh dill, chopped Salt and pepper to taste Combine all ingredients and mix well. Serve with pita bread, pita chips or bagel chips.
  17. Kitchen Basics
    Cool Cucumber Pasta 8 pasta, (I like angel hair spaghetti noodles) 2 medium cucumbers, Thinly sliced, 1 medium onion (I like red), thinly sliced, 1-tablespoon vegetable oil, 1 ½ cups sugar, 1-cup water, ¾ cup vinegar, 1 tablespoon prepared mustard, 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes, 1-teaspoon...
  18. Kitchen Basics
    3 tablespoons lime juice 1 teaspoon curry powder 2 teaspoons honey 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 pound skinless boneless chicken breast halves, cut in 1-inch cubes Cucumber Sauce CUCUMBER SAUCE 1 tablespoon sugar 2...
  19. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    One of my mil's favorite relishes. She gave this to me the first year I was married, 34 years ago. CUCUMBER RELISH 10 lge. cucumbers 4 lge onions Put through food chopper and sprinkle with salt. Let stand overnight. Drain. 2 c. hot water 3. c. sugar 2 1/2 c. vinegar 1/2 c. flour 1 red...
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