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    27 Super-Cool Ways To Eat Cucumbers

    Late summer = PEAK CUKE. Get creative.

    1. Tomato, Cucumber, & Feta Salad

    Judy Heinrich / imbored-letsgo.com

    These guys make a true dream team. Get the recipe.

    2. Cucumber & Mint Sorbet

    Mika Reilly / milliemirepoix.wordpress.com

    It is HIGH TIME cucumbers were nominated for excellence in the dessert category. Get the recipe.

    3. Whole Wheat Pasta With Tofu & Cucumbers

    Sara Forte / foodandwine.com

    This makes a really great Meatless Monday dinner. Get the recipe.

    4. Scandi Toast

    Christina Holmes / bonappetit.com

    Less of a recipe than an idea, but: Spread butter on (dark rye) bread. Add smoked fish, thinly sliced cukes, and maybe a little dill.

    5. Cucumber Mojito

    Rachel Carr / rachelcarr.com

    Quick, get drunk on these before summer's over! Get the recipe.

    6. Quinoa Salad with Edamame, Cucumber, & Avocado

    Maria & Josh Lichty / twopeasandtheirpod.com

    Or, How to Feel Very Smug About Your Healthy Eating Choices. Get the recipe.

    7. Chilled Cucumber Soup With Soba Noodles

    Maria del Mar Sacasa / bonappetit.com

    Clean, simple, and classy. Get the recipe.

    8. Cucumber-Lime Paletas

    Christopher Testani / bonappetit.com

    Cucumber is already the most popsiclesque of vegetables, so this makes sense. Get the recipe.

    9. Sesame-Ginger Cucumber Noodles With Mint & Edamame

    Ali Maffucci / inspiralized.com

    Low-low-carb and easy as pie if you have a spiralizer. Get the recipe.

    10. Momofuku's Pork Buns

    James Ransom / food52.com

    Are the cucumbers just here to make you feel less guilty about eating chunks of delicious pork fat? MAYBE AND WHAT ABOUT IT? Get the recipe.

    11. Spicy Mango-Cucumber Salad Skewers

    Sylvie Shirazi / gourmandeinthekitchen.com

    With a simple citrus dressing. Get the recipe.

    12. Chilled Cucumber-Tahini & Herb Soup With Cumin-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas

    Andrea Bemis / dishingupthedirt.com

    Cold soup is great for serving to friends because you can make it a day ahead and just whip it out of the fridge when guests arrive. Get the recipe.

    13. Easy Dill Refrigerator Pickles

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    These will be ready to go in as little as six hours. Get the recipe.

    14. Cucumber Goat Grilled Cheese

    Sarah Marie Gerrity / sweetsonian.com

    Goat cheese for daaaaays. Get the recipe.

    15. Fresh Cucumber Lemonade

    Zerrin Gunaydin / giverecipe.com

    Someone find me a porch to drink this on, STAT. Get the recipe.

    16. Grilled Chile-Lime Fish Tacos With Cucumber-Mango Salsa

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    ~tRoPiCaL~ ~pArTy~ tAcOs~ Get the recipe.

    17. Cucumber, Shallot, & Strawberry Salad

    Steve Dent / circusgardener.com

    This dressing calls for passion fruit vinegar (fancy!), but any slightly sweet vinegar you've got around should be just fine. Get the recipe.

    18. Cucumber-Feta Toasts

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    The Platonic ideal of a summer afternoon snack. Get the recipe.

    19. Lemony Spinach, Cucumber, & Avocado Soup

    Lindsay Cheesebrew / lindsay-cheesebrew.squarespace.com

    Avocado keeps it creamy, cucumber keeps it cool. Get the recipe.

    20. Cucumber, Hummus, & Avocado Toast

    Karen Troughton / kitchentreaty.com

    A very easy lunch for a lazy day. Get the recipe.

    21. Cucumber Melon Salsa

    ourfourforks.com

    Would be delicious with grilled meat or fish. Get the recipe.

    22. Perfect Pimm's Cup

    seriouseats.com

    THE summer cocktail of choice for ladies and gentlemen of distinction. Get the recipe.

    23. Farro & Cucumber Salad

    Hirsheimer & Hamilton / bonappetit.com

    Bonus points for pretty beets. Get the recipe.

    24. Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

    Carrie Pacini / forthefeast.com

    Oh, darling, I simply couldn't eat another bite. Well, all right, I'll have four. Get the recipe.

    25. Cucumber-Buttermilk Soup

    marthastewart.com

    No cooking necessary! Get the recipe.

    26. Cold Cucumber Sesame Chicken Salad

    Caroline Phelps / pickledplum.com

    Poaching chicken with sake is a neat technique you'll probably find yourself using again. Get the recipe.

    27. Spicy Cucumber Margarita

    Matt Duckor / bonappetit.com

    Because cucumbers like tequila just as much as you do. Get the recipe.