Category Archives: Cucumber

Jicama Salsa

Jicama (HEE-kah-ma) is an edible root that’s mild and crisp with a hint of sweetness.  It can be peeled, cubed and roasted in the oven like a potato.  We prefer to eat it raw as a kind of chip to scoop … Continue reading

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Okroshka – Cold Radish Soup (or Salad)

This Russian dish – a cold soup called Okroshka “the chopped one” – was submitted by CSA member Julia.  The Rogowski Family also makes a similar Polish recipe for a holiday salad that uses the same ingredients, swapping the 2 cups of Kefir … Continue reading

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Spicy Pickled Cucumbers

I always have a jar of Thai Pickled Red Chili Peppers in the fridge, and this a great way to use them.  If you can’t find Thai Peppers try pickled jalapenos instead, and swap the mint for cilantro.  Enjoy this … Continue reading

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Cucumber Soup – 3 ways

Ingredients:  (4-6 servings) 3 large cucumbers (or 1 English cucumber) – peel, seed, rough chop 1 small yellow or red bell pepper – rough chop 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves 1/4 cup fresh dill 1 cup plain yogurt 1 cup … Continue reading

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Cilantro Cucumber Salad

Ingredients – Serves 4 2-4 cucumbers, depending on the size 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro Directions: Peel cucumbers, slice lengthwise into quarters, and cut into 1 inch pieces; … Continue reading

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Chilled Cucumber Soup

Ingredients 3 Cucumbers – peeled, seeded & chopped – plus 1 cup fine diced cucumbers 1 1/2 cups plain yogurt 1/4 cup sour cream 1/2 tsp english-style dry mustard – or to taste Salt & pepper to taste 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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Asian Cucumber Salad

Red’s Asian Cucumber Salad – submitted by Rogowski farm staff member John “Red” Wood.  Thanks Red! Ingredients: 2 Lbs Cucumbers – sliced thin or julienned Scallions – sliced thin or julienned Sesame seeds – dry roast in a pan & allow … Continue reading

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