Watermelon Pickles Recipe

Grit associate editor Jean Teller shares a watermelon pickles recipe to use up your excess watermelon crop.

| September/October 2006

  • Watermelon pickles
    Pickled watermelon from the garden.
    PHOTO: FOTOLIA/MARKUS MAINKA

  • Watermelon pickles

Easy watermelon pickles recipe for your garden watermelon crop. 

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Watermelon Pickles Recipe

7 pounds watermelon rind, cubed and peeled
7 cups sugar
2 cups white vinegar
1/2 teaspoon oil of cloves
1/2 teaspoon oil of cinnamon
 

On the first day, boil rind until tender; drain. Combine sugar, vinegar, oil of cloves and oil of cinnamon; pour over rind.



On the second day, drain the syrup; boil and pour back over rind.

Repeat on the third and fourth days.



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