Cucumber

This, believe it or not, is a cucumber.

Lemon cuke

Lemon cuke

It’s a “lemon” cucumber, an heirloom variety that I planted this spring. The vines have been cheerfully exploring the back yard all summer and now they are producing the first harvest. This was the first cumber to come ripe and I picked it and sliced it up to have with lunch today.

It is a little tough-skinned, but maybe I picked this one a few days early. We’ll see what the rest are like. It’s juicy and mild and it tastes like summer.

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