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Recipes containing Cucumber

Authentic Tzatziki Sauce

How to Make Authentic Greek Tzatziki - great for serving as a dip, as a sauce for grilled meats or fish, or as a spread on sandwiches and wraps

Upon return from a fabulous trip to Greece, Alex and Sonja set out to recreate their most memorable dining experiences. While they were there, they had the good fortune of becoming acquainted with authentic tzatziki sauce. This delicious and creamy yogurt cucumber sauce is one of the better known elements of Greek cuisine, serving as… Read More »

5/30/2014#Healthy

Cold Cucumber and Avocado Soup

Cold Avocado and Cucumber Soup Recipe

As a popular agent for warmth and comfort, soup gets the most love and attention during the winter months. However, we don’t believe that any one season should lay claim to such a broad category of cuisine, and, rather than shutting off the soup spotlight, we like to shed light on all of the low-temp… Read More »

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These family-friendly lettuce wraps are not only ready in under 30 minutes, but they also require fewer than a dozen ingredients. Cubed cucumber and chopped green onion add crunch while simple mint and cilantro complement the garlic, red onion, and ground chicken combination. It wouldn’t be a wrap without the lettuce, so selective eaters get… Read More »

Fava Bean Timbale

Fava Bean Timbale

Fava beans have a short season, meaning these “peas of the giants” could be gone for the year before you know it. But just because they’re here and gone lickety split, doesn’t mean favas are a flash-in-the-pan fad food. In this salad, Anya lets fava beans shine, pairing them with fresh sweet corn and dressing… Read More »

Cucumber Basil Infused Vodka

How to Make Your Own Cucumber Basil Infused Vodka

  Cucumber Basil Infused Vodka   Ingredients Materials Quart sized jar Coffee filter or fine mesh strainer   Preparation

7/18/2013#DrinksApps

Chilled Cucumber Soup Shots with Spicy Crab

Chilled Cucumber Soup Shots with Spicy Crab

With the heat, a cold soup serves the dual purpose of filling us up while cooling us down at the same time. Sara’s version is vibrant and unique and since no cooking is required, it’s a breeze to put together! Cucumber, avocado and scallions make for a smooth, green, creamy blend. While coconut cream and spicy… Read More »

7/3/2013#WorldCuisine

Lamb Kabobs with Tzatziki Sauce

Lamb Kabobs with Tzatziki Sauce

Kabobs come in a number of varieties around the world with the meaning (and spelling) shifting slightly as you travel across borders. Nobody is one hundred percent certain of the origin of the wonderful meat-on-a-stick phenomenon, but tradition tells us that it has to do with medieval Persian soldiers making use of their off-duty swords… Read More »

6/20/2013#DrinksApps

Cucumber Blonde Bloody Mary

Cucumber Blonde Bloody Mary

This Cucumber Blonde Bloody Mary is an exciting, summery twist on the thick, tomato-heavy cocktail that we’re used to drinking strictly at brunch and on airplanes. With the subtle presence of classic savory ingredients like celery salt and worcestershire sauce, Jonathan’s version is unique not only in its use of blonde beer in place of… Read More »

6/11/2013#Healthy

Grapefruit and Avocado Salad with Shrimp

Grapefruit and Avocado Salad with Shrimp

On a hot day in the throes of summer, your body cries for refreshment, and the tart bursts of juicy grapefruit and the crunch of crisp cucumber in Renee’s Grapefruit and Avocado salad is exactly what the doctor ordered. Hidden among the greens, however, lie a bounty of secretly healthy foods your body needs to… Read More »