Cucumbers in sour cream
( SERVES 6 )
- Dissolve the salt in the water.
- Peel the cucumbers and thinly slice. Layer in a medium-sized bowl.
- Add enough brine to just cover the cucumbers. Chill for at least 30 minutes.
- Drain and rinse in clear water. Drain again and pat dry. Place in a serving dish. Blend sour cream, vinegar, sugar and dill or fennel. Fold into the cucumbers. Season.