Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Fast, Simple Way to Cook Corn on the Cob

My favorite way to cook corn on the cob? In the microwave! This technique could not be easier. Place your unhusked ear of corn in the microwave and cook it for two minutes per ear on high. That’s it! You … Continue reading

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How to Choose Corn on the Cob

    Corn on the cob is one of summer’s joys. Growing up in the Midwest, my family and I would spend our summers at a lake in Indiana. The farmers near the lake grew delicious sweet corn in the sandy soil. I … Continue reading

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Southeast Asian Quick Cucumber Pickles

I love these simple cucumber pickles. Throughout the summer cucumber season I keep a jar in the fridge. Traditionally, in Southeast Asia they are most often eaten with grilled meat and steamed rice, but I also enjoy these pickles with fish or … Continue reading

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Peeling and Cutting a Cucumber

It’s that time again: cucumber season! Usually, one cucumber plant produces a plethora of cucumbers. What to do with them all? First, I’ll show you how to prep them, and soon I’ll follow up with my favorite recipe for quick cucumber pickles. Tweet

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