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Quickled Cucumber Salad

What is a “quickle?” Why a quick pickle, of course.  It’s a term I’ve picked up from the owners of an amazing food truck, El Gastrónomo Vagabundo.  Almost any vegetable can be quickled, but in this case I’ve taken my inspiration from this post which I found through Pinterest.

The original recipe calls for a ratio of 2 parts sugar to 1 part vinegar.  I don’t like things to be so sweet, so I went 1:1, which is honestly still plenty sweet enough.  I also didn’t have celery seed, and only have black mustard seeds, so I went with those and some dried dill, plus some chili flakes for a bit of a kick.  With an abundance of cucumbers coming from the garden, and no signs of production slowing, I’m sure I’ll be playing with this recipe all summer. Continue reading