2teaspoons chopped fresh dill or ½teaspoondried dill
2tablespoons chopped chives
⅛teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1tablespoon chopped parsley
Peel the cucumbers and cut into quarters. Remove the seeds and cut the quartered cucumbers into strips about two inches long and half an inch wide.
Place the cucumber strips in a bowl and sprinkle with the vinegar and salt. Let stand for thirty minutes. Drain and dry.
Preheat oven to moderate (375°F.).
Place the cucumbers in a baking dish and sprinkle with the butter, shallots, dill, chives and pepper. Do not cover. Bake for about forty-five minutes. Turn into a hot serving dish, add salt and pepper to taste, and sprinkle with parsley.