Photo: Rick Lew; Styling: Sara Foster
Prep Time
10 Mins
Stand Time
30 Mins
Yield
Makes about 3 cups

This is a simple and essential summer recipe, good with everything and a great addition to cold salad platters. Be sure to taste a slice of each cucumber--a bitter one can ruin the whole salad.

How to Make It

Put cucumber and onion in a large mixing bowl, and toss with 1 teaspoon salt and celery seeds. Let stand 30 minutes. Stir in vinegar and oil. Season with additional salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to serve, up to 3 days.

Seasoned in the South: Recipes from Crook's Corner and from Home; Crook's Corner, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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