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Spiced Watermelon Honey

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Ingredients
  Watermelon rind 3 Pound
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Lemon slices 3
  Dried ginger pieces 3 (Whole)
  Whole cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon sticks 2
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Remove all green outer rind and red meat from watermelon rind; discard.
Force remaining rind through food chopper, using coarse blade.
Measure; there should be 6 cups.
Put in kettle with water.
Cook slowly, uncovered, for 25 minutes, or until melon is translucent.
Add sugar and lemon.
Tie spices in a cheesecloth bag and add with salt to first mixture.
Cook slowly, stirring frequently, for 1 hour, or until thickened.
Remove spice bag; ladle mixture into hot sterilized jars; seal.
Makes 2 1/4 pints.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Honey
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes

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