Do your German grandmother proud and make the classic cucumber salad, fresh and delicious, just as she did! The great flavors are all due to a couple of special techniques. First, salting cucumbers and onions to help them release their liquid and distill their flavors. After squeezing excess moisture from the cukes, stir them with a creamy mixture of sour cream, sugar, vinegar, dill and parsley and then follow this crucial step: chill overnight. Give the salad a bright garnish of paprika and don’t be surprised if you eat it all in one sitting! Get the recipe for Gurkensalat (German Cucumber Salad).