My first foodie post from our new house….feels so fun…and yet so weird. I am still figuring out the best way to use this space. Still a ton to do…lots to share…so excited to share it with all of you!! Here is a great lil recipe to try out this weekend….

I am pretty sure that cucumber is the official veggie of summertime (along with the beloved tomato of course.) Rightly so I suppose…it grows rampant all season long….taste fabulous on a hot summer day…and you can make it look so stinkin cool too. Doesn’t this look so chic?? And I am sooooo not chic! :) My friends over at Martha Stewart ( that’s right, Martha herself…insert sarcasm…) sent me these adorbs plates from the Martha Stewart Collection…available exclusively at Macy’s. These remind me of Madmen for some reason…a bit mid century modern with just a touch of cuteness. Sidenote: Have you watched Madmen??….oh my goodness. This year is the final season….and I am going to start the entire show over from the beginning….it is just that good. The costume and set design are incredible. I digress….The collection is called Poppy….very fun and summery….go check it out at your local Macy’s:)

So here is how you put together these easy cucumber bites….it really couldn’t be simpler. You could place them on a cracker instead of rye toast….up to you.

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Cool Cucumber Bite Appetizer Recipe featuring Martha Stewart Collection

Tracie at CleverlyInspired
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 16

Ingredients
  

  • 4 pieces rye bread toasted or 16 crackers
  • 1 cucumber
  • package of boursin garlic herb cheese

Instructions
 

  • Peel one section on the cucumber.
  • Continue to peel long ways and place peels on paper towel to dry off a bit.
  • With a melonballer, scoop some cheese on the end of the peel and roll up.
  • Cut up toast into 4 pieces.
  • Place cucumber on toast.

 

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Summer on a plate:)

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xo

 

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Tracie

Tracie Stoll is a wife, mom and has a passion for creating new things. On her blog Cleverlyinspired.com she is constantly sharing ways to inspire her readers to be clever in their own home. Since 2010 Tracie has been sharing DIY projects, crafting, remodeling and decorating along with some easy tasty recipes...all on a mindful budget. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied visual art and communications. Tracie has been featured on popular sites such as Country Living, CNN living, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Seventeen and Design Sponge. She is also a member of the True Value Blog Squad & Martha's Circle of trusted bloggers.

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