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Recipe Name : Watermelon Pickles
Country : United States
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Category : Home > Pickles > All
Chef : Dib's
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INGREDIENTS


# 3 quarts watermelon rind, cut into 1 inch squares
# 3/4 cup salt
# 3 quarts water
# ice cube (2 trays)
# 1 1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
# 4 cinnamon sticks, broken in half
# 8 cups sugar
# 3 cups white vinegar
# 3 cups water
# 1 lemon, sliced paper thin-seeds removed
DIRECTION


# 1 Slice the outer green and inner pink part of the rind.

# 2 Place in a large glass bowl and cover with a brine made from the 3/4 cup salt and 3 quarts water.

# 3 Cover with ice and let stand 6-7 hours.

# 4 Drain, rinse and drain again.

# 5 In a large pot add the rind and just cover with cold water.

# 6 Cook until JUST tender-around 10 minutes.

# 7 Dont overcook.

# 8 Drain.

# 9 Tie spices in a spice bag.

# 10 Combine sugar, vinegar, 3 cups water and spice bag and boil 5 minutes.

# 11 Remove spice bag-reserve.

# 12 Pour syrup over rinds and add lemon slices.

# 13 Let stand overnight at room temp.

# 14 Heat rind and lemon in syrup and boil.

# 15 Cook until rind is translucent-around 10 minutes.

# 16 Pack hot into clean hot jars.

# 17 Add 1 piece of cinnamon from the spice bag to each jar.

# 18 Cover with boiling syrup leaving 1/2 inch head space.

# 19 Process in a boiling water bath at altitudes up to 1000 feet.
SOURCE:

http://southern.food.com/recipe/watermelon-pickles-12692