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Cucumbers

Cucumbers

In Season: From fields in various areas, cucumbers can be found fresh all year long Originating in India around 1000 B.C., cucumber have made a great migration to China, Europe, and, finally, North America. They are believed to have made the voyage across the Atlantic on one of Columbus's ships, where they soon spread to English and Spanish colonies, as well as the Native Americans. Cucumbers come in a variety of sizes, some up to two feet long! Of course, one of the most popular ways to enjoy this veggie is in the form of a pickle, which is a cucumber that has been cured in brine.