-Combine the following in a small saucepan.
½ cup white vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar or honey
1 tsp mustard seed
1 clove cracked garlic
1 tsp sea salt
-Heat pan over medium high heat until it begins to simmer and sugar dissolves.
-Cut 1 pound of pickling cucumbers into ½ inch thick slices.
-Toss the following together in a heatproof bowl:
1 tsp dried dill or 2 TBS fresh dill leaves
1 bay leaf
The sliced cucumbers
-Pour the simmering liquid over the cucumbers and stir to evenly coat.
-Allow to cool to room temperature or chill before serving.