Quick Refrigerator Pickles

-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.