Summer Flavor Inspiration Board: Cucumber and Mint

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All we want right now are foods and flavors that are cooling, refreshing, and soothing. No pair fits this description better than cucumber and mint! What ways can you think of using these two ingredients?

A few recipes to get the creative juices flowing!

Pimm’s Italiano Cocktail with Mint, Lemon, Cucumber, and Fernet Branca
Cucumber and Pear Gazpacho with Mint from Cookthink
Cucumber Salad with Mint and Feta from Simply Recipes
Cucumber Mint Tea Sandwiches from Epicurious
Minted Apricot Cous Cous from Tasty Kitchen

What are your favorite cucumber and mint combinations?

(Images, clockwise from bottom left corner: Elizabeth Passarella, Faith Durand, The Baddish Group, quinn.anya, and trekkyandy)