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                        Cucumbers Melted with Cream
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2                    European cucumbers -- (about 1 3/4 lb), un
    3      tablespoons   Unsalted butter
      1/2  teaspoon      Salt
      1/4  teaspoon      Freshly ground pepper
      1/3  cup           Heavy cream
 
 Halve the cucumbers lengthwise using a large knife.
 
 Scrape out the seeds with a spoon and discard. Cut each half crossways into
 1/4 inch slices and set aside. In a large skillet, melt the butter over
 moderate heat. Add the cucumbers, salt and pepper, cover and cook, stirring
 occasionally, until the cukes are tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in the cream
 and cook until slightly reduced and thickened, about 2 minutes.
 
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