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Cucumber Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Cucumber Salad, by , is from Gails Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Gail Hagen
Added: Friday, August 21, 2009


1 or 2 cucumbers, thinly sliced
1/2 c sliced onion
salt & pepper to taste
1/2 c vinegar
1/4 c oil
1 tbsp sugar

Sprinkle about 3 or 4 tbsp salt on cucumber slices and allow to stand for several hours. Shake from time to time.
Wash slices until salt is gone.
Mix oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Add cucumber and onion; stir well.
Chill thoroughly.
(translated from "sour leaves" in dutch?




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