Preparation / Directions:
When shopping, look for firm cucumbers with dark green coloring. To Prepare: Wash cucumbers; pare if desired and seed if desired. Cut into 1/2-inch slices or 1/2-inch pieces.To Steam: Place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water (water should not touch bottom of basket). Place cucumber slices or pieces in basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Steam about 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.To Microwave: Place cucumber slices or pieces in 1-1/2-quart microwavable casserole. Cover tightly and microwave on high 4 to 5 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, until crisp-tender. Let stand covered 1 minute; drain.