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Cucumber Glut? Try this....

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Here’s the recipe from the BBC that I use. I love Ginger, so this is heaven for me! You don’t need to keep them..a couple of hours and they are ready to go….which they do…fast!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/pickledcucumber_11033

The frilly skin thing is very pretty, but I never bother as the skin doesn’t give me indigetion and I love it, and it just takes too much time. In the jar I have a mix of mini green and round mini yellow cucs. They look pretty enough just as they are.

Fabulous just with crusty bread or cold meat. Yum!

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looks yummy - Paul doesn't do ginger lol but I do them in Malt vinegar with sliced onion and they are good too. lol. anything pickled and it gets eaten here. lol.

5 Aug, 2015

 

Older OH s can be so fussy, I blame their mothers not making them remain sitting at the table until their plates were clear!

5 Aug, 2015

 

This oh is so fussy as he says 'I don't eat any of that foreign food' lol. I love curry and Pizza and Chinese food but he hates it all. lol meat and three veg man. He was brought up on a farm and they had meat with every meal. lol. you still love them though even though they are fuss pots. \;o)

5 Aug, 2015

 

...I heard a rumour he ate a curry once! ;)

5 Aug, 2015

 

lol not a proper curry though Karen lol. what is he like!!

5 Aug, 2015

 

Hello Karen - yes that certainly looks like a good recipe - I suppose you don't have one for courgettes do you - our plants have gone berserk - I have cooked them in garlic butter - yum! - boiled them and covered them with mint sauce - put them in a veg lasagne - ratatouille (spelling)! and roasted them in the oven - is there any other way - they don't seem to freeze very well for me - have a good weekend - Jane

7 Aug, 2015

 

Sorry Jane, I can't help you there except to say that I love courgettes raw in a salad!

8 Aug, 2015

 

I will try that - perhaps I could slip one in to OH lunch box sandwiches - well actually he has Warburtons Thins - !! Happy Gardening - Jane

9 Aug, 2015

 

Slice em thin then Jane! Lol! I have those too. I find if you try really hard you can get a whole chicken breast in one! Lol!

9 Aug, 2015

 

Jane, I make a sort of ratatouille with them which does freeze well, I put runner beans in it too.
Basically, fry off onion, add garlic,courgettes, splash of red wine vinegar, 1/2 teasp of sugar, tin of chopped tomatoes, herbs of choice (basil), & simmer till thickened - you can add or leave out beans & tom puree or anything you fancy really.

I also make a veggie medley by sweating any root veg off, plus anything you have a glut of, put in casserole dish, cover with savory white sauce, sprinkle with cheese (parmisan is good) & bake for 25 mins in hot oven.
Goes well with sausages or chops or anything that doesn't have sauce or gravy.

12 Aug, 2015

 

ooooh...now I'm hungry GF! :)

12 Aug, 2015

 

LOL, the smell of onions frying always does that especially if I have some green peppers in with them.

13 Aug, 2015

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