Cucumbers are a member of the gourd family and are the fruit of a creeping vine. Cucumbers are usually more than 90% water. Cucumbers contain many nutrients, including pantothenic acid, magnesium, and vitamin C.
Shopping and Storage Tips:
- Choose firm, well-shaped cucumbers with dark green colors. Try to find cucumbers that are heavy for their size.
- Refrigerate in a plastic bag for up to 1 week.