Cucumber cups with roasted beets and yogurt dressing from The Cakebread Cellars American Harvest Cookbook: Seasonal Recipes from Our Napa Valley Winery by Jack Cakebread and Dolores Cakebread and Brian Streeter and Janet Fletcher

  • shallots
  • dill
  • yogurt
  • beets
  • white pepper
  • Armenian cucumbers
    The Armenian cucumber, Cucumis melo var. flexuosus, is a type of long, slender fruit which tastes like a cucumber and looks somewhat like a cucumber inside. It is actually a variety of muskmelon (C. melo), a species closely related to the cucumber (C. sativus). It is also known as the yard-long cucumber, snake cucumber, snake melon, and uri. It should not be confused with the snake gourds (Trichosanthes spp.). [Wikipedia]

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