High water content aids in hydration.
What To Look For
Slender cucumbers are younger and have tender skins. The skin should be dark green; avoid cucumbers that are dull and yellow. Cucumbers should be firm.
Easy Storage and Preparation
Will keep 5 days or more if refrigerated. Rinse; peel if waxed.
Best used raw in salads, sandwiches, soups, and dips. Goes well with chives, dill, mint, red onion, salt and vinegar.
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