Extra Hot Cucumbers

Extra Hot Cucumbers

One of my favorite afternoon snacks is something that is pretty simple.  It can be grown in the garden and jarred.   Extra Hot Cucumbers. They are virtually fat free and wake up your senses in the middle of the day!


  • 2 Large Cucumbers
  • Half a Red Onion
  • Vinegar (Depending on the jar or bowl fill to cover Cucumbers)
  • 2 Tablespoons Water
  • 1 Jalapeno
  • 2 Tablespoons Red Pepper Flakes
  • Black Pepper Corns

Optional (One Drop Dave's Insanity Hot Sauce)


  1. Peel and slice the cucumbers thin
  2. Slice the Red Onion thin
  3. Chop Jalapeno
  4. Place in a Bowl or Mason Jar
  5. Add Vinegar and Spices
  6. Let sit on Counter for one to three days then refrigerate

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April DecheineAbout April Decheine

April ran away from Suburbia to live life more sustainably with her husband. The kids are all grown but return quite often. She is a little city mixed in with Martha Stewart like smarts. She is an ex IT downsized Corporate gal. Follow her as she learns all the Green Acres chores on her 40 acre farm while introducing her readers to products she believes in.

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