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Watermelon Rind Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Myra Balch Davenport 1926-2004
Added: Sunday, August 24, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
lb. watermelon rind
2 C. water
2 C. vinegar
3 1/2 lb. sugar
1/2 tsp. oil of cinnamon
1/2 tsp. oil of cloves

Directions:
Directions:
Cube rind and cover with water. Cook until you can perce it easily with a fork, then drain. Make a syrup of all the other ingredients. Pour syrup over rind and let stand over night. Next morning, pour off syrup and bring it to a boil. Pour over the rind. Repeat this two more times. Put into hot sterile jars.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Pickled watermelon rind is as sweet as any candy you will ever have, and what a great way to NOT waste ANY of the watermelon. I made this for my children when they were young.

 

 

 

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