Cucumber Salad with Lemon Basil Recipe | Cook the Book

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Ingredients (9)

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (2 limes)
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon expeller-pressed vegetable oil
  • 3 medium cucumbers (about 1 1/2 pounds), thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh red Thai chiles
  • 1 cup thinly sliced scallions, white and green parts
  • 1/4 cup lemon basil, other basil, or mint leaves, torn


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Tanqueray & Tonic

This classic cocktail effortlessly blends the distinct taste of gin with the refreshing fizz of tonic. Add a slice of lime and voilĂ ! A symphony of crisp, refreshing and oh-so-sophisticated flavors.

Ingredients (4)

  • 1.5 oz. Tanqueray No. TEN Gin
  • Tonic Water
  • Grapefruit Wheel Garnish
  • Thyme Sprig Garnish

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