1)The first step to make half sour pickles is to put the salt into 3 cups water and mix until salt is dissolved.
2)Place washed cucumbers into jar along with the garlic and spices.
3)Pour the salt water mixture into the jar to a level that covers the cucumbers. If necessary add more water. If the cucumbers float, weigh them down with a clean glass or bowl. They must be covered by the water, any that are exposed will rot.
4)Cover loosely with a paper towel, do not seal. Let it sit out on the counter for 3 to 4 days.
5)Move to the refrigerator and chill and you've done it! You made half sour pickles.
6)Serve with your favorite recipes or as an ingredient and enjoy!
You would want to see the little bubbles form, this means your half sour pickles are fermenting and the recipe is going well.
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