You will wonder how you’ve gotten this far into summer, and possibly into life itself, without this cold cucumber soup. Stop on your way home today and get the ingredients, and whip up a batch asap. Takes 15 minutes, max. Chill. Repeat. All summer long. You will want a supply in your fridge at least until Labor Day. It is downright thrilling.
The recipe is courtesy of inimitable Rancho La Zaca chef Stephanie Valentine, whose genius graces this space from time to time, invariably amid waves of raves.
Did I really say “waves of raves”?
Serving cold soups in tea or coffee cups is pretty and easy, and you don’t need a spoon.
P.S. Note to self: Despite the fact that this oh let’s just say it tank top I’m wearing has a so-called built-in bra, it is not doing the trick. We will not be wearing this top again. In case you were wondering.
More recipes by Stephanie:
And still more recipes when you click the “Food & Recipes” tab at left under blog archives. You knew that of course.