Make Two Nanas Pickled Watermelon Rind

Edited by Maria, Eng, Anonymous

My Mother and Nana created this after my Nana was craving this snack. It is a great way to use the rinds if you cut up a whole watermelon for a picnic. Some recipes call for a 10 day wait however a week is usually sufficient. It is great as a topping for plain yogurt.

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Ingredients

  1. 1
    1 large watermelon.
    needs to have thick rind
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  2. 2
    4 cups sugar
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    2 quarts water
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    2 cups apple cider vinegar
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    6 to 8 sticks cinnamon
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    1 teas salt
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    1 tablespoon allspice
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    2 tablespoons whole cloves
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    2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
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Directions

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    cut up watermelon in 1/4S.
    Take out the flesh of the melon part but leave some pink on the rind
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    cut into 1" wide strips and peel the skin off.
    Slice into 1/2"-1" slices set aside
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    In large sauce pan stir sugar and water till sugar dissolves.
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    Add vinegar and spices cook for 10 min or till boiling.
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    Place watermelon rind slices in very large pot.
    Carefully pour hot sugar water over...bring back to boil and stir occasionally for 45 min
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    use slotted spoon to spoon into hot sterile pint and quart jars.( make sure each jar has cloves and some cinnamon stick) fill with the sugar liquid to the rim leave 1/2" space...seal with canning lid...place in hot bath and process 30 min ...makes 3 quart size jars and 3 jelly jars...ready to eat in a week or so
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