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Cucumber English Seedless Burpless

Cucumber English Seedless Burpless

Cucumber English Seedless Burpless is a dark green, thin-skinned cucumber that is usually sold unwaxed and wrapped in an airtight plastic wrap. They are often sold as English Cucumbers, Seedless Cucumbers, Burpless Cucumbers, and even Greenhouse or Hothouse Cucumbers; however, they do have seeds but they are undeveloped similar to the seeds in a seedless […]

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Cucumbers, Kirby

Cucumbers, Kirby

Kirby cucumbers are about half the size of a regular cucumber, with all the flavor of the full-sized cucumber. Kirbies make the snappiest pickles and they’re also good raw. Their thin skin doesn’t need to be peeled, if it is not waxed, which they are not when purchased at farm stores. Just wash and eat. […]

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Cucumber

Cucumber

We enjoy cucumber raw in salads or with dips.  Select cucumbers that are dark green and firm, particularly on the ends.  The slender ones generally have smaller seeds.  We prefer to buy cucumbers without the wax coating that are available from farmers’ markets in the summer and fall.  If unwaxed, we eat the skin, but […]

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