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How should I store cucumbers?

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Store cucumbers unpeeled in your refrigerator's crisper drawer. Don't keep them out at room temperature long, or they will become soft and limp.

From: Health Benefits of Cucumber WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

University of Missouri Integrative Pest Management: "Cucumber: A Brief History."

Journal of Food Composition and Analysis : "Classification of fruits and vegetables."

Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence: "Cucumbers."

University of Illinois Extension: "Cucumber."

Cleveland Clinic: "Dehydrated? These 7 Foods Will Satisfy Your Thirst and Hunger."

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release: "Cucumber, with peel, raw."

Nutrients : "Contribution of Water from Food and Fluids to Total Water Intake: Analysis of a French and UK Population Surveys."

National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements: "Vitamin K," "Vitamin A."

Oregon State University, Linus Paulding Institute: "Lignans."

Fitoterapia : "Phytochemical and therapeutic potential of cucumber."

Iranian Journal of Public Health : "Determination of Pesticides Residues in Cucumbers Grown in Greenhouse and the Effect of Some Procedures on Their Residues."

University of Wyoming Extension: "Cool as a Cucumber."

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on July 10, 2019

SOURCES:

University of Missouri Integrative Pest Management: "Cucumber: A Brief History."

Journal of Food Composition and Analysis : "Classification of fruits and vegetables."

Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence: "Cucumbers."

University of Illinois Extension: "Cucumber."

Cleveland Clinic: "Dehydrated? These 7 Foods Will Satisfy Your Thirst and Hunger."

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release: "Cucumber, with peel, raw."

Nutrients : "Contribution of Water from Food and Fluids to Total Water Intake: Analysis of a French and UK Population Surveys."

National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements: "Vitamin K," "Vitamin A."

Oregon State University, Linus Paulding Institute: "Lignans."

Fitoterapia : "Phytochemical and therapeutic potential of cucumber."

Iranian Journal of Public Health : "Determination of Pesticides Residues in Cucumbers Grown in Greenhouse and the Effect of Some Procedures on Their Residues."

University of Wyoming Extension: "Cool as a Cucumber."

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on July 10, 2019

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