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Cucumber Salad

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  Cucumbers 3 Medium
  Salt To Taste
  Ice water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  White vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Dried dill weed/1 tablespoon minced, fresh dill 1 Teaspoon

Slice cucumbers paper-thin (do not peel unless skin seems very tough).
Put in shallow glass dish and sprinkle generously with salt.
Pour ice water over.
Set a heavy plate on top of cucumbers to hold them down in the water and chill 1 hour.
Drain cucumbers, rinse slices in ice water and return to flat glass dish.
Combine vinegar, 2 tbsp. water, sugar, pepper and dill and pour over all.
Cover and chill several hours, turning slices occasionally.
Drain cucumbers and put slices on lettuce.
Spoon a little of vinegar mixture over if desired.
Garnish with radishes or cherry tomatoes.

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