This Past Weekend

Pizza Margherita
Peach & Raspberry Cobbler by Susan
Clematis
Zinnia
Local Farm Stand Corn
Freddy
Morning Glory
Roses and Garden Statue
Japanese Stake and Spinach Stir Fry
Bruce’s Garden
Corn Raspberry Muffins

Chilled Cucumber Soup with Yogurt and Fresh Corn

Cucumber Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cucumbers, peeled, halved lengthwise and seeded
  • 1 1/2 cups plain yogurt plus 1/4 cup water
  • 2 small whole scallions, trimmed and 1 large garlic clove, peeled and smashed
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded, deveined and chopped
  • ½ cup packed mixed fresh herbs (like mint, parsley, dill, tarragon, basil and cilantro)
  • ½ teaspoon sherry or white wine vinegar, more to taste
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher sea salt, plus more to taste
  • 1 ear of corn, cooked, shucked, kernels sliced off

Preparation

  1. In a food processor, combine cucumber, yogurt and water, garlic, scallions, jalapeño, fresh herbs, sherry vinegar and salt. Blend until smooth and adjust seasoning as needed. Chill.
  2. Distribute soup between 4 bowls and garnish with corn kernels and a drizzle of olive oil.