4 Plant Foods You Should Cook Before Eating. Raw food diets are lauded by some as the healthiest way to eat. While it is certainly good to eat raw vegetables and fruits, studies show that some foods are better for our bodies when we cook them.
Garlic Dill Pickles are my favorite reason to grow cucumbers. These are crunchy, salty and with just the right amount of garlic bite. The recipe includes instructions for canning them or making refrigerator pickles if you don't can.