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Cucumber

  • Scarlett’s Tuna Salad

    For when it’s too hot to cook, there’s the chef Scarlett Lindeman’s tuna salad — the same one she serves at her Mexico City restaurant, Cicatriz. Made with high-quality, oil-packed tuna, the salad is…

  • Spiced Lamb Chops With Fennel and Cucumber

    One of the quickest-cooking cuts out there, lamb loin chops are leaner than a rib chop, with a very mild lamb flavor. Seasoning them simply with salt and pepper would be enough, but a…

  • Grilled Chicken Breasts With Spicy Cucumbers

    Light and refreshing, yet packed with flavor from herbs, jalapeños and garlic, this is an easy, after-work meal that can be endlessly adapted to suit what you’ve got on hand. Substitute other thinly sliced…

  • Cucumber and Tonic

    An evolution of soda water with bitters, think of this as a virgin gin and tonic. Vegetal cucumber and herby mint replace the botanicals in the gin. If tonic water is too bitter for…

  • Chilled Watermelon Soup

    This simple, refreshing gazpacho-like chilled soup depends on the sweetness of the watermelon, tempered by the addition of olive oil, vinegar, lime juice and salt, to create the perfect balance of flavors. A little…

  • Pressure Cooker Spicy Pork Shoulder

    You can make this spicy pork in an electric pressure cooker if you’re in a hurry, or in a slow cooker if you’re not. In either case, you’ll get tender bits of meat covered…

  • Lamb Steak With Lebanese Spices

    The Lebanese seven-spice mixture baharat (the Arabic word for spices) usually has a base of black pepper and allspice, along with coriander, cumin, clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, but that’s not set in stone. Sometimes powdered…

  • Corn, Avocado and Cucumber Salad

    This straight-from-the-garden vegetable salad is the essence of summer on a plate. It’s very easy to make, but you’ll need to buy sweet young corn, tender enough to eat raw, as well as perfectly…

  • Salad in a jar

    Enjoying a perfect salad in a jar is very easy. Dressing goes in first, then comes the rest. I usually prepare this healthy, colorful lunch the night before. All I need to do is…