Seeding cucumbers video: How to choose, trim, and peel the vegetable to minimize sogginess.
Seeding Cucumbers Is Way More Enjoyable Than Seeding Other Vegetables (VIDEO)
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Aug. 14 2013 3:04 PM

Eviscerate Your Cucumbers

A video that shows why seeding cucumbers is way more enjoyable than seeding other vegetables.

Cucumbers have a tendency to get soggy, and that’s a problem if you want to put them in salads, soups, or dips. Luckily, it’s easy to keep their sogginess in check—and it’s actually kind of fun to do it.

There’s only one thing you can’t do with cucumbers after you seed them—unless you’re willing to get a little creative.

For more on treating cucumbers right, check out Slate’s recipe for tzatziki.

L.V. Anderson is a Slate associate editor. 

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