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Cucumber Salad Recipe

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

Doris Soyland
Added: Sunday, September 3, 2006


8 large cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
1 green pepper, diced
1 cup diced celery
1 sweet red pepper, diced
1-1/2 tbsp. salt
1 cup sliced onions

2 cup white sugar
1 cup vinegar
1 tsp. celery seed

Mix salad ingredients together. Let stand for 1/2 hour.

Dressing: In the meantime, mix together dressing ingredients. Stir until sugar dissolves. Pour dressing over drained cucumber mixture.




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