, Muskogee, OK


June 4, 2014

Keep cool with crop of cucumbers available at Farmers’ Market




Serves 4

2 medium-size cucumbers, thinly sliced

1 green onion (green or red), sliced (and chopped if large onion)

1 carrot, julienned

1/2 cup white vinegar

1/4 cup sesame seeds

2 teaspoons olive oil (or other vegetable oil)

1 teaspoons red pepper flakes

1/2 teaspoons black pepper

In a medium bowl, stir together vinegar, black pepper, and red pepper flakes. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in sesame seeds, and reduce heat to medium. Cook until seeds are brown, about five minutes. Scrape seeds and oil into vinegar mixture and stir. Mix in cucumber, green onions, and carrot. Cover, and refrigerate at least five minutes, but stir well before serving.

Information: Doug Walton, (918) 360-2012 or

If you go

WHAT: Muskogee Farmers Market.

WHEN: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

WHERE: Muskogee Civic Center, 425 Boston St.

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