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6 Ways to Make Decorative Cucumbers

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Generally, we peel cucumbers all the way. Sometimes and for the healthier of it, we slice them right away without peeling, dash the slices with salt and there go crunchy crispy sounding bites! Since cucumber is always available, delicious, and easy to slice, you too can make it more pleasing to the eye with the following ways. This is your time to make fresh vegetables look like the pros do which does not even have to be difficult - just like I did.
Peeled Cucumber 



This is the most common thing. Cut off both ends of your cucumber. Using a kitchen knife or a vegetable peeler, peel all the way down the vegetable. For some art, run a fork all the way down your peeled vegetable. Move over then slide again until the entire cucumber has been lined with the fork. Slice cucumber into 1/4 thick rounds.

Striped Cucumber 


Trim both ends of your cucumber. Using a kitchen knife or a vegetable peeler, peel one strip all the way down the cucumber. Move about the width of the strip you just peeled and l…