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Spiced Watermelon Pickles

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Ingredients
  Watermelon rind 1 1⁄2 Quart, cubed (About 2 Pound)
  Salt 3 Tablespoon (Soaked in brine and brine discarded)
  Water 3 Quart
  Granulated sugar 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Whole cloves 2 Tablespoon
  Whole allspice 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon sticks 18 Inch (6 Pieces, 3 Inch Each)
Directions

Use rind from a firm, not overripe, watermelon.
Before measuring, trim off green skin and pink flesh, and cut rind in 1" cubes.
Soak overnight in the combined salt and 1 qt of the water; drain.
Cover with fresh water; cook until tender; drain.
Boil together for 5 min the remaining 2 qts water, the sugar, vinegar, and spices which have been tied in a piece of cheesecloth.
Add the melon rind, and cook, uncovered, until transparent—about 45 min.
Remove spice bag.
Turn immediately into hot sterilized preserve jars, and seal immediately.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Watermelon

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