American Slicing Cucumbers
This variety is usually dark green and about 8-10 inches long. The best choice for recipes requiring peeled cucumbers.
American Slicing Cucumbers are straight with dark green peeling and occasionally have a light yellow patch. They are coated in a layer of wax to prevent bruising and loss of moisture. Always thoroughly scrub and peel before eating.
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How To Score Cucumbers
Scoring is scraping all sides of cucumber with fork to form long stripes.
I like to make peeled cucumbers look pretty by scoring with a fork before slicing.