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Suzi’s Cucumber with Smoke Fish

In these final dog days of summer, the heat is still on. It’s funny how some nights we can down a big meal, that barbequed steak, and on other nights we crave something refreshing, light and bright. On those nights, it’s time for cucumbers. Suzi will slice one up then top it with smoked fish…

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Cucumber and Tomatillo Gazpacho Version 2

  I’m a gazpacho freak. I admit it. For lunch most days, I’m enjoy gazpacho in one form or another: classic red, almond white, or deep green. Here’s a new green idea that has no tomato taste at all. I guess that because there are no tomatoes. This is cucumber and tomatillos plus just a…

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TBT Recipe:  Chilled Cucumber-Melon Soup with Radish-Mint Salsa

  For refuge from the summer heat, here's a recipe I first posted in 2014. A summer delight. In your first taste you will know that this soup is something special, something deliciously special. This soup has a dreamy quality: some body, yet still thin, the subtle flavor of cucumber but layered with melon, and…

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Cucumber and Tomatillo Gazpacho from Corinne Trang at Cooking by the Book

  Last week I posted a recipe for Watermelon, Cucumber and Tomato Gazpacho. It’s sublime particularly as the flavor mellow and blend. The color is a soft watermelon red. This week the gazpacho is quite different. Red is gone. Tomatoes are gone from the soup itself, but do appear in a garnish — though you…

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