Canning Recipes




Watermelon Rind Pickle
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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7 pounds watermelon rind -- peeled
2 1/2 quarts water
1/3 cup salt
6 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 cups vinegar
1 cup water
1 tablespoon whole cloves
2 cinnamon sticks
2 lemons

Pare off the outer green from watermelon rind and cut in 1-inch squares.
Put in large bowl and pour over them the salt and water mixed. Let soak
for three days. Drain and let stand in fresh water for one hour.

Make a syrup of sugar, vinegar, water and spices. Cut the lemon (rind and
all) paper thin. Put melon and lemon into hot syrup and boil until
watermelon is clear. Seal in jars.

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