Kinda Sorta Sour Pickles!
1/2 onion, thinly sliced
2 medium cucumbers, thinly sliced
1 cup water
1/2 cup champagne vinegar (I just use white wine vinegar) 1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons kosher salt, plus 2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon celery seed
1 teaspoon pickling spices
4 cloves garlic, smashed
1 Combine onion and cucumber slices in a clean jar.
2 Combine the remaining ingredients, with the exception of the garlic, in a non-reactive saucepan.
3 Bring to a boil and simmer for 4 full minutes.
4 Add the garlic cloves to the jar.
5 Slowly pour the pickling liquid over the slices, filling to the top of the jar.
6 Cool to room temperature.
7 Top off the pickles with any remaining liquid and refrigerate at least overnight.
(Photo & recipe courtesy of: http://www.food.com/recipe/kinda-sorta-sour-pickles-113187)