In case I haven’t previously made it clear, I am a fan of salads. I love them in the spring and summer, but also in the fall and winter. Pasta salads, slaws, cucumber-tomato salad, salads with grains and veggies, I love them all, no matter the season. So, as summer slips away and we move to cooler days, why not have another cold salad?
Mizeria is a traditional Polish cucumber salad that couldn’t really be easier to make. It’s basically 3 ingredients and takes almost no time. The name translates to “misery,” although I have absolutely no idea why — it’s one of the least miserable things ever! I have actually been trying to write this post for a couple weeks, because every time I made Mizeria salad, it disappeared within a day or two. I could take pictures of making it, but never had a picture of the finished product! I finally just made one enormous batch and bought myself a couple of days for pics, but it was still all gone within 3 days. This is addictive stuff. Continue reading