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I regret to inform you that the cucumber plants are doing just fine. 
17th-Aug-2014 01:42 pm
Summer

I'm guessing about 40 lbs.

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17th-Aug-2014 05:54 pm (UTC)
If only you knew someone who cooks for a hobby and could come up with many yummy recipes for the strangest vegetables!

Ok, and if only that person still read LJ, she might get my hint! ;-)
18th-Aug-2014 01:18 am (UTC)
As Achaosofkittens said, "so that is why they invented pickles."
Also, he does make cucumber salsa. The problem is just doing something with them.
17th-Aug-2014 06:04 pm (UTC)
Pretty! The only thing i know you can make with cucumber is cucumber salad. Tasty, if you like tart things. I wonder if cucumber sorbet might be refreshing.
18th-Aug-2014 12:44 pm (UTC)
I've considered dicing them into little cubes and freezing them. I like frozen peas, and I hear that frozen grapes are good too...
18th-Aug-2014 03:01 pm (UTC)
Perfect for your Pimm's!
17th-Aug-2014 08:48 pm (UTC)
These must be your salad days.
18th-Aug-2014 01:19 am (UTC)
Tomatoes and cucumbers, at least.
17th-Aug-2014 09:42 pm (UTC)
You could put them on the eyes of everyone you know. ..
18th-Aug-2014 01:19 am (UTC)
That would be a startling trend: drive-by cucumber facemask!
17th-Aug-2014 10:28 pm (UTC)
Wow!!!
18th-Aug-2014 01:12 am (UTC)
Maybe... just stop watering them?
18th-Aug-2014 01:20 am (UTC)
I've considered that, but then we'd get weird malformed cucumbers and very unhealthy plants. All or nothing is probably the way to go. Grow 'em or just tear the plants out.
18th-Aug-2014 01:52 am (UTC)
Good point. I'm sorry for your continued cucumber abundance.
19th-Aug-2014 02:48 am (UTC)
so that's where all my cucumbers are! I've got four vines planted, and I get one kirby every 2-3 days. so much for my pickle aspirations this summer! =)
19th-Aug-2014 10:28 am (UTC)
Are you going to be in my neck of the woods this week? I can leave some on the porch for you.
These are a tad large for pickles, though.
20th-Aug-2014 01:51 am (UTC)
Thanks for the offer, but I'm afraid I won't be. I don't go out very often in the summer, trying to avoid that firey ball of suck in the sky. ;-)
20th-Aug-2014 12:49 pm (UTC)
I understand that! But honestly, it seems like it's been a better summer than usual with regards to the air-you-can-wear and obscene heat levels.
20th-Aug-2014 11:02 pm (UTC)
LOL I still think your cucumber plants are awesome and look forward to seeing you this weekend. :) I think my girls are looking forward to eating your cucumbers. Ok, I am looking forward to that, too. :D Green (Cucumber) Goddess, you!!! ;)
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