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                         WATERMELLON RIND PRESERVES
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Watermelon cubes
    2       ts           Water
    2       tb           Lime (calcium oxide)
    2       c            Sugar
    1       t            Water
      1/2                Lemon, sliced
 
   Contributed to the echo by: Merrilyn Vaughan
   WATERMELON RIND PRESERVES 1. Soak melon in limewater
   for 3+ 1/2 hours. Drain. 2. Soak in clear water for 1
   hour. Drain. 3. Cover with water and boil for 1+ 1/2
   hour. Drain. 4. Make syrup fo2 c. sugar and 1 quart
   water. 5. Add rind and boil for 1 hour. 6. As syrup
   thickens add lemon [half ob. for each lb. of melon].
   7. When syrup is thick and rind clear, pack in hot,
   sterilized jars,
     top with syrup and seal.
  
 
 
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