Summer is lingering on just a bit longer, especially if the thermometer here in the Midwest has anything to say about it. I am still enjoying cucumbers from the CSA that Hen House provided long after the CSA has ended.
My mom always marinated cucumbers in vinegar, water and onion. Growing up I grew extremely fond of this combination. Recently I tasted a cucumber salad that was laden with poppy seeds and was very tart to the taste. It was delicious too! I came home and immediately began working on my version of this seasonal treat. Traditional Midwestern cucumbers will work fine but I actually prefer the variety of cucumber known as English. [Read more…]