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This is a classic Polish recipe. However... You are leaving out the MOST IMPORTANT STEP!! After the cucumbers are sliced you MUST get as much water out of them as possible! You can do this by laying the cukes out on a plate with another plate pressed on top of it. Leave that in the fridge for at least one hour. If you don't do this your salad will be watery and yucky!!

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mystere2e June 22, 2010

Made this exactly, except used a white onion instead of the red. Other then that, I wouldn't and didn't change anything. I did however, salt and drain my cukes first. (Had already done that prior to selecting this recipe.) Grabbed some dill and chives from the garden, and the whole taste was so yummerisish-ish, I could of eaten the whole bowl! Highly recommend! Great - Reets!

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Andi of Longmeadow Farm April 18, 2011

Love, love, love this. I left out the onions...and used Splenda instead of sugar. This was an instant favorite for my family.

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Sheila B. November 23, 2011

With a quick taste on my fingertip, I was in a time warp: sitting at my Oma's kitchen table in Germany having her cucumber salad. I almost cried. Thank you for a delicious dressing! I used plain Greek yogurt and only cucumber as my red onion had seen its better days, and, well, I thought I was growing dill but apparently not (still don't know what that plant is! LOL!), so I used dried dill. Yummy! Thank you so much, Rita!

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gigicooks September 04, 2011

A very good rendition of the classic cucumber salad. I used basil instead of the dill (personal preference). It was very good served as a side with roast chicken breast.

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Leta February 03, 2003

Oh my goodness, this is delicious! I pretty much followed the recipe exactly and used plain greek yogurt. It tastes very fresh and summery. The dressing alone would be awesome on a salad! I am serving this tomorrow with my Easter dinner. Thanks a million times for this keeper of a recipe.

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Cindy-in-the-Kitchen April 23, 2011

Really enjoyed this. I used much less onion. . .and used a sweet yellow onion. I also mixed up the dressing earlier and then stirred it into the veggies just before serving so it didn't get watery. I doubled the sugar (actually I used splenda). Will make this again. Thanks, Rita!

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JanuaryBride October 29, 2010

Yummi recipe! I can see what you mean about lots of pepper. I finished all my black pepper and had to use white. I didn't use onions though as I didn't have time to chill it for as along as I'd have liked to, and didn't want a very onion-y tasting salad.Very good! Thanks for posting.

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Jessy's Girl July 20, 2010

This was different. A little sour for my taste but I like sweeter things. Good over all.

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Jazze22 July 26, 2003

I crave this light and tasty salad..hot day this is a cooler. I used a Julienne Vegetable Peeler and made cucumber " noodles" (see my photo) this was my only change. Next time after I julienne the cucumber into noodles..do this in the am. Ill put in a strainer in fridge to drain a till I make salad for dinner. Other than this..love love love this!<br/>Thank you!

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Ed & Cheryl July 10, 2014
Cucumber Salad