Seasonal Fruits & Vegetables for Summer

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Though you may be able to find cucumbers year 'round, they're traditionally a summertime treat, saving the best of their sweet, crisp flavor for when the sun shines most. In addition to being handy for eye-related spa treatments, cucumbers are also great sources of fiber, potassium, and magnesium; try this tasty cucumber granita or preserve them for later consumption with this recipe for quick cucumber pickles.

Harvest season: June-November

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