Market Watch: Persian cucumbers tastefully taking over

At Southern California farmers markets, Persian cucumbers are at the forefront of a no-tasteless-blimps revolution.

Persian cucumbers grown by Beylik Family Farms in Fillmore, at the Hollywood… (David Karp)

Ten years ago, Elizabeth Schneider, the doyenne of produce writers, called for “a cucumber revolution” in her definitive book, “Vegetables From Amaranth to Zucchini”. Denouncing the standard American slicing varieties, she implored, “Refuse to buy pumped-up, tasteless, seedy blimps with greasy, thick, nasty skin masquerading as cucumbers!”


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