Tag Archive | Cucumber

Recipes, Salads

Panzanella Bread and Tomato Salad

Make this Tuscan bread and tomato salad when you have leftover stale bread, at least a couple days old. It might seem strange to soak the bread in water and squeeze it out like a sponge, but this is the way they do it in Tuscany. Be sure to use a hearty bread that is very stale. Delicate or fresh bread will be too mushy. Feel free to branch out or embellish it with a garnish of capers, olives, red peppers, burrata or some fresh leafy greens.

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July 31. 2015 | By | 0 comments

pickled-cucumbers

Appetizers

Quick Pickled Cucumbers

Seek out the smaller and nearly seedless Persian cucumbers. They have smooth, thin skin that doesn’t require peeling, and they are tender and crisp with a mild sweet flavor. These lightly pickled cucumbers make a salad on their own, or they are handy to keep in the refrigerator for additions to sandwiches, wraps or just

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June 18. 2012 | By | 0 comments