A Polish Meal

http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/kielbasa-with-onions-and-poblanos Kielbasa with Onions & Poblanos, from The Bon Appetit Test Kitchen Servings: 4–6 Ingredients 1 large onion, cut into 1/2-inch slices 2 poblano chiles or green bell peppers, seeded, cut into 1/2-inch strips 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 1 1/2 pounds kielbasa sausages, cut on a diagonal into 4-inch… Continue reading A Polish Meal

Raw Clams on the Half Shell With Cucumber Mignonette Sauce

Raw Clams on the Half Shell With Cucumber Mignonette Sauce Ingredients 24 littleneck clams Crushed ice or rock salt Cucumber Mignonette Sauce, recipe follows Cucumber Mignonette Sauce 1 cup rice wine vinegar 1 shallot, minced 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1/2 hothouse cucumber, peeled and minced Several turns freshly ground black pepper 1… Continue reading Raw Clams on the Half Shell With Cucumber Mignonette Sauce

Satrica – Sour Cream Cucumbers

http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Sour-Cream-Cucumbers-20073 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 scant tablespoon sugar (sweetener of choice) 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons chopped chives or a grating of onion 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, head and fronds 1 teaspoon celery seed 2 firm fresh cucumbers

Fresh Asparagus and Cucumber Salad

http://www.newscancook.com/recipes-by-chef/fresh-asparagus-and-cucumber-salad/ 16 asparagus, bottom part removed, cut into 1 inch (2,5 cm) slices 1 cucumber, coarsely chopped 8 spring onions, white and light green parts only, coarsely chopped juice of 1 lemon 3-5 tablespoons olive oil 1-2 tablespoons fresh tarragon leaves freshly ground black pepper flaky sea salt, such as fleur de sel

Benedictine – Cucumber and Cream Cheese Spread

This would be fantastic as a dip with celery or radishes. http://www.kentuckyderby.com/party/food-and-entertainment/recipes/southern-sides/benedictine-spread 1 large cucumber 12 ounces cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons grated onion 1/4 tsp salt 1 tablespoon mayonnaise Pinch of cayenne or tabasco dash Green food coloring (optional)

Inspired by Mr. Fitz, trying something new

Originally posted on mydiabetesandme:
I don’t quite remember when I stumbled onto Mr. Fitz’s blog, but I so enjoy reading his posts about sausages, dining out across the pond, and his kebab gyros. Since following Mr. Fitz, I’ve been wanting to try my hand at making some gyro myself, but it’s hard to find lamb…

Cucumber-Chervil Soup

One more for today. Since you are pureeing this, I don’t see the need to add the flour.   http://www.prairielandherbs.com/cucumberchervil.htm 2 scallions, chopped 4 tablespoons butter 3 1/2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and sliced 1 cup water Salt and pepper 3 tablespoons flour 3 cups chicken or vegetable broth 1/2 cup minced chervil 1 cup cream… Continue reading Cucumber-Chervil Soup