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How to choose, prepare, and store Cucumbers.
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Buying Cucumbers

Look for: cucumbers that are firm and well shaped with a dark green color. Cucumbers should be heavy for their size.

Avoid: cucumbers that are soft and light for their size or have shriveled ends. Oddly shaped cucumbers could taste bitter.

Seasonality: Late spring and summer

Storing Cucumbers

Refrigerate cucumbers in a plastic bag for up to 1 week.

Preparing Cucumbers

Scrub cucumbers under running water. Peel any non-organic cucumbers as they usually are coated in wax.

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