Chilled Avocado and Cucumber Soup from Leon Happy Soup

Chilled Avocado and Cucumber Soup from Leon Happy Soup

You may recall the story of King Canute, the monarch who went to the beach and commanded the tide to stop coming in. He failed. Hubris. I have a more reasonable belief. I still wear shorts in November. And I eat summer food. And I do believe I push back the onset of...
Japanese Style Cucumber and Radish Salad

Japanese Style Cucumber and Radish Salad

  I cannot image two veggies more distinct than cucumbers and radishes. Cucumbers are sweet and soothing. Radishes can wake the dead. Both have crunch it is true, but the cucumbers more quickly succumb to your bite. Radishes resist to the bitter end. Pun intended. So,...
TBT Recipe

TBT Recipe

Pomegranates are just coming into season. Cucumbers are just beginning to finish their season as we pass from summer to fall. From last year, here's a recipe to marry the two into one luscious salad. Pomegranates & Pine Nuts by Bethany Kehdy appeared in 2013....
Suzi’s Cucumber with Smoke Fish

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...