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Apr 11, 2014 07:07 PM

Do you like cucumber water?

I can't stand it. To me it's like drinking used mouthwash spit out into a cup.

And I say that as a self-avowed cucumber lover, and yes I am well-aware of its supposed health benefits.

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  1. I like it, if it is fresh and COLD.

    Better with a spritz of lemon and lots of ice...okay....and a shot of gin.

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    1. re: sedimental

      Well, if you put it that way, then I guess mouthwash would be good as well.

      1. re: ipsedixit

        Well...I could see Colgate as a mock mojito....

    2. No. But I also don't like cucumbers, so there you go.

      1. >>>To me it's like drinking used mouthwash spit out into a cup<<<

        Are you speaking from experience and if so, why did you drink used mouthwash that was spit into a cup in the first place?

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        1. re: Fowler

          It was that or share a toothbrush.

          1. re: ipsedixit

            Dang Ipse -

            We've got to get you to meet new folks.

            Or carry your own toothbrush!

        2. Never had it, either the garden or ocean variety. But I can easily scoff down a cuke with balsamic vinaigrette.

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          1. re: Veggo

            Seriously? Have you never been to a trendy spa? Cucumber water is de rigueur.
            But, i admit, it is difficult to sneak in a flask to make it palatable, when you are naked.

            1. re: sedimental

              I'm too old for the trendy spa circuit. I bench press old car engines in the privacy of my garage.

          2. A fancy old hotel we stayed at had big urns of iced cucumber water in the lobby when we came back from a summer day's walk about town. It was refreshing and delicious.
            I'd drink it again.

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            1. re: kitchengardengal

              The spa at our local grand old hotel has chilled water with very thin slices of cucumber and orange. It's one of the best things I've ever had, and just thinking about it makes me excited for summer!