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Pickled Watermelon Rind Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aunt Zelma
Added: Thursday, January 1, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cut off the green rind and pink part of the watermelon, then cut the white rind into small cubes, about 1 inch in size, cover with hot water and parboil until it can be pierced with a fork, but be careful not to let it get very soft.

for 7 lbs of fruit make the following syrup:
5 1/4 lb of sugar
1 1/2 pint vinegar
3/4 tsp of oil of cloves
3/4 tsp oil of cinnamon

Directions:
Directions:
when rind has been parboiled enough, drain off the water, bring the syrup to a boil and pour over the rind. let this stand in the pan overnight, in the morning drain off the syrup, reheat it and pour back over, next morning do the same thing, the 3rd morning heat both the rind and syrup and seal in jars, this makes about 8 pints

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 pints
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
using the oil of cinnamon and the cloves keeps the cubes clear and almost transparent, this make a delicious sweet pickle

 

 

 

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