These cucumber slices make a cool summer side dish dressed in a light, tangy vinegar and oil mixture seasoned with herbs. The refreshing salad is always a hit when served with cold sandwiches or grilled meat.
-Mary Helen Hinson, Lamberton, North Carolina
"THIS SALAD is a refreshing complement to any meal, and it's attractive on the table. Whenever I'm asked to bring a dish to a potluck dinner, I prepare this salad. I often make it for friends and neighbors, too. It's always much appreciated."
It’s been a tradition at our house to serve this dish with the other Hungarian specialties my mom learned to make from the women at church. It’s especially good during the summer when the cucumbers are fresh-picked from the garden. —Pamela Eaton, Monclova, Ohio
This crisp and colorful salad is an ideal way to use up all that produce. “It’s so good on hot summer evenings," says NanCee Maynard of Box Elder, South Dakota. "I’ve even added chopped zucchini for variety.”
My mother always made this salad, so I tried it on my future husband when we were courting. I discovered later that he didn't like vinegar in his foods, but he learned to enjoy this salad and called it piccalilli.
Add a fresh-tasting touch to your menu with this favorite salad. The crunchy cucumbers are tossed with onion, green pepper and a sweet-tart dressing seasoned with celery seed.Mary Lou Boyce,Wilmington, Delaware
You know watermelon's great with other fruits, but try it with veggies, too. This garden-fresh salad is incredibly refreshing and only a little bit sweet. It's a sure bet for any sunny-day get-together. —Roblynn Hunnisett, Guelph, Ontario
Chicken or grilled salmon are perfect alongside this refreshing salad. Its combination of cucumber and dill tastes great, and couscous makes it a hearty side dish. Evelyn Lewis of Independence, Missouri