Cool as a Cucumber Soup with Shrimp

Cool as a Cucumber Soup with Shrimp
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  • 3 pounds English cucumbers
  • ¼ cup kosher salt or 2 tablespoons table salt
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup dry vermouth
  • 2/3 cup chopped fresh dillweed
  • Garnish: dillweed sprigs
  • 1 quart buttermilk
  • + 6 more ingredients
    • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
    • ½ pound medium-size fresh shrimp, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • ½ cup razor red onions*
    • ½ cup finely minced shallots
    • ½ cup diced tomato

Peel cucumbers. Cut into 1/2-inch pieces; toss cucumber with salt, and transfer to a colander placed over a bowl. Cover and chill up to 8 hours. Transfer cucumber to a food processor or blender, discarding all liquid. Puree until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Whisk in buttermilk, pepper,...

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