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Ripe Watermelon Pickle

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Ingredients
  Diced watermelon 4 Quart, seeded (Use Red Variety)
  Sugar 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cider vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon slices 2
  Whole cinnamon 1 Tablespoon, cracked
  Whole cloves 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Put diced melon in colander and with the hands squeeze out as much juice as possible.
Let drain for 1 hour.
Put melon, sugar, salt, vinegar, and lemon in large heavy kettle.
Add spices tied in cheesecloth bag.
Cook slowly for 50 to 60 minutes.
Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
Pack at once into hot sterilized jars and seal.
Makes about 2 pints.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Sprinkling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Watermelon
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes

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