Sure, cucumbers may not be as juicy as a tomato, or as sweet as corn on the cob, but this vegetable deserves just as much love as its Summer sisters. Its crisp texture and fresh flavor set it apart as the cream of the proverbial and literal vegetable crop. This mild-flavored veggie can add an energizing element to both sweet and savory dishes (plus cocktails!), so check out these 13 ways to enjoy the taste of crunchy cucumbers at home.
Photos: Nicole Perry