Selection - Choose cucumbers that are firm and not shriveled with a bright, not dull, medium dark green.
Storage - Store for up to 1 week in the fridge in a plastic bag or container.
Preparation - Wash and remove outer layer. Cut into rounds, sticks, or slices.
Nutritional Information - Cucumbers contain fair amounts of vitamin C, folate and potassium. One serving size, 1/2 of a cuke (about 5 oz.), has 20 calories.
Benefits - Low in calories.