how to take bitterness out of cucumbers?

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Answered: Pickled cucumber

Lido is correct. High salt can make you retain water which increases your weight. High salt intake can also cause increased blood pressure/headaches. Julie

Answered: Bitter cucumbers

I don't think you can. Bitter cucumbers are late in the season and should not reach the shops but some places don't have effective quality control. In season cucumbers should not be bitter.

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It is unfortunate that leftists are all so bitter and all preach insane lies. Is that why they are absolutely anti-American or is there good cause to have them locked up as a danger to the community? After all, leftists are consumed with hate, play the foulest of games, and are utterly bitter ...

Answered: What pest or bug chews cucumber plants at the bottom near the dirt line

Cucumber beetles would be your bandit. I combat mine using neem oil. It's an organic pesticide that you mix with water and spray on the leaves. The pesticide malathion, s mentioned in the previous post, could be used, but I prefer not to poison my family.

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Answered: What is going on with organic cucumbers in Germany?

Had heard about this too.. Sweet G 6/1 .................................................................... Spain threatens to sue over killer cucumber claims | News | Farmers Guardian Spain threatens to sue over killer cucumber claims 31 May 2011 | By Alistair Driver ...
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What makes cucumbers bitter

The bitter taste of cucumbers comes from a natural organic compound called cucurbitacin

Why are my cucumbers bitter tasting?

Most cucumber plants contain a bitter compound called cucurbitacin, which can be present in the fruit as well as the foliage. Bitterness in cucumbers tends to be more prominent when plants are under stress from low moisture, high temperatures or poor nutrition. Watering during droughty periods to ...

Why are my cucumbers bitter

Sometimes, it's a genetic fluke; the plant is releasing a natural chemical into the cukes that is supposed to stay in the stems & leaves. The chemical, called cucurbiticin, is unpleasant but not harmful, except in large doses. However, the same thing can happen if the weather has been fluctuating ...

How to Pickle Cucumbers

Salt and water will make salty cucumbers, you need vinegar with the salt to make pickles.