Cucumber Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro or dill
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. Chop cucumbers into slices and dice or slice the onion, mix in the same bowl.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Mix vinegar, water, sugar in a small bowl.
  4. Pour over the cucumbers and onions to toss and coat evenly.
  5. Sprinkle some fresh cilantro or dill to top it off!

Garlic Bread

Ingredients

  • Half a baguette
  • One head of garlic
  • One stick of salted butter
  • About 3 pinch each of rosemary & thyme powder
  • Grape tomatoes
  • Basil

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
2. Soften butter (not melted)
3. Peel garlic 5~8 garlic cloves (depend on desired flavor)
4. Mince garlic cloves or use a garlic presser
5. Mix the minced garlic and herb powder with soften butter
6. Slice baguette to desired thickness
7. Spread garlic butter on bread and place on baking sheet
8. Bake bread in oven for about 15 minutes or until edges are browned and crispy
9. While waiting for the bread, clean and dry tomatoes and basil
10. Slice tomatoes in half and roughly chop basil
11. Heat a medium pan with some olive oil and any left over garlic butter
12. Add in the tomatoes and basil
13. Add in salt and pepper to taste
14. Sauté until soften
15. Top the baked garlic bread with sautéed tomatoes and basil, enjoy!