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I made some pickles (for theI made some pickles (for the first time) about 2 weeks ago. I followed a recipe online and the very last step was a 5 minute water bath which I overlooked. I kept the pickles in the jars for about a week before I realized that I forgot the last step. A neighbor thought it was okay to go ahead and do the water bath. I did it and they've been in the fridge ever since. I'm wondering if this ok, or should I be worried about my error?

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