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I needed a bell pepper and found one finally starting to turn orange. While picking it I found these 3 monster cucs. I couldn't see them in the jungle that is my pole beans and cucumbers on a trellis. I had already picked 3 normal size ones last week and had been searching for more. I'll have to construct one of those leaning trellises next year.
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Those are some biggies! They're perfect for Asian Cucumber Pickles! Yummy!
Asian Cucumber Pickles
Asian Cucumber Pickles
- 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and sliced 1/4 " thick
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
- 1 tablespoon mirin (Japanese rice wine)
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- In a large bowl, sprinkle salt over cucumbers and let sit for 20 minutes.
- Drain and cover with remaining ingredients.
- Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or as long as overnight.
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Age : 62
Location : Southeast Michigan
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