So I was having a little fun with the cucumber slices…taking different photographs…both inside and outside. I took the one above on my desk near the kitchen. But decided it would be more fun (and better light) if I went outside. So I put all the cucumber slices into a dish and headed out to the picnic table. I hadn’t taken more than 3 pictures when an uninvited guest showed up to the cucumber photo shoot.
(And I’m not referring to Tyler. He was busy playing with sticks and leaves in the grass nearby.)
I’m talking about this little friend. Bzzzzzz…
I don’t know why I was surprised. We’ve been eating outside the past few nights, as the weather has been beyond gorgeous. This little visitor shows up after about 3 bites…and we then proceed to have an anxiety filled meal…kids trying to dodge the buzzing bug, me trying to keep the thing off all of our plates.
Makes me wonder...maybe I should just prepare a plate for the bee?!?
Back to the cucumber…
Suggestions for Dressing Up your Sliced Cucumbers
- Dill Vinaigrette – 1/4 cup cider or white vinegar, 2 Tbsp veg or canola oil, 1 tsp sugar, 1 tsp dill, salt and pepper to taste
- Homemade Garlic Ranch Dressing
- Sour Cream Dill Dip – 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/4 chopped fresh dill or 1 Tbsp dried dill, 2 crushed garlic cloves, 2 Tbsp lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste
If you’ve got a Cucumber Recipe, using cucumbers from the garden or from the store or the farmer’s market, we want to check it out! Please leave the link in the linky or in the comments!