Momofuku Kirby Cucumber Pickle Recipe - Tender Kirby cucumbers take no time at all to pickle, and this recipe from Chef David Chang of Momofuku is a perfect example. These sweet, salty pickles are ready in about an hour.
Rachel Ray's summer recipes - Tomato, Onion and Cucumber Salad : Rachael Ray uses Kirby cucumbers for this salad because they have a very thin skin; you can just wash them and use them without peeling.
Cucumbers grown in the wrong conditions can become bitter or tasteless. Plant them alongside sunflowers. As they grow, the cucumber tendrils will use the heavy sunflower stalks for climbing support and you'll have the sweetest cucumbers you've ever eaten.