Tag: cucumber

5 Sips of Summer: Think Pink Cocktails

5 Sips of Summer: Think Pink Cocktails

Stephanie Rosenbaum offers recipes for 5 perfect-for-summer pink drinks, cool-down, sun-down cocktails for warm summer weather wherever you can find it.

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Spring Entertaining Made Easy: Two Simple Fruit Salsa Recipes

Spring Entertaining Made Easy: Two Simple Fruit Salsa Recipes

| May 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon shares her two favorite fruit salsas: simple strawberry salsa and mango cucumber salsa. Both are perfect for easy spring entertaining: they’re wonderful with simple tortilla chips or on top of grilled fish or chicken.

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Homemade Yogurt & Cucumber Soup

Homemade Yogurt & Cucumber Soup

Perfect for even the hottest East Bay day: cold cucumber soup, swigged straight out of the fridge. Make it with your own homemade plain yogurt, and you can free yourself from adding more plastic tubs to your kitchen, too.

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Cucumber Gazpacho

Cucumber Gazpacho

| July 12, 2008 | 1 Comment

I was inspired to concoct this cool Spanish soup, however, after tasting some at Cesar’s Piedmont Avenue restaurant a couple of weeks ago. Unlike most red tomato gazpachos, the one at Cesar’s that evening was a lovely lemony green and was made with cucumbers. It also had a bright summer flavor and was simple yet elegant.

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