Spicy Cucumber Relish (Lacto-Fermented)

This is an easy and great way to use up cucumbers that may be filling up your fridge or kitchen counter!  It makes very fast and is very yummy.  We enjoy this with our eggs in the mornings!

3 1/2 cups cucumbers, peeled, seeded and coarsely chopped, diced or grated (depends on your taste)
1/2 cup onion, diced
1 tablespoon salt
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons ginger root, minced
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper flakes (or fresh hot pepper, minced), or to taste depending on hotness desired

In bowl, mix all ingredients.  Transfer to quart jar and pack down leaving at least 1 inch of head room at the top of the jar.  Cover tightly with lid.  Leave at room temperature for 2-5 days and then transfer to the refrigerator.  Check early and often!  Start tasting your relish before 2 days if it is hot because fermentation can happen really fast sometimes!  When you like the taste, chill and enjoy out of your fridge for weeks to months to come.  If it you don't eat it up too fast :)