*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Pickled Watermelon Rind
 
 Recipe By     : Elizabeth Powell
 Serving Size  : 96   Preparation Time :2:00
 Categories    : Canning, Preserves, Etc.         Pickles & Relishes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      large         watermelon rind
    1      quart         water
      1/4  cup           kosher salt
    1      quart         cider vinegar
    8      cups          sugar
    8      whole         cinnamon sticks -- broken up
    1      tablespoon    whole cloves
    1      tablespoon    allspice berries
 
      Peel and remove all green and pink portions from rind. Cut into 1 inch
 cubes and soak in salt water overnight. Drain and cover with fresh water. Cook
 until almost tender. Drain. Make a syrup of vinegar and sugar. Tie spices in a
 cheesecloth bag and add to syrup. Boil 15 minutes, then let stand 15 minutes.
 Remove spice bag. Add drained watermelon rind. Cook until clear. Pack into
 sterile jars and seal according to manufacturer’s instructions. Makes 6 pints,
 about 96 two-tablespoon servings.
 
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