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Thread: Watermelon Pickles

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    Super Member sondray's Avatar
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    Watermelon Pickle


    Crispy and refreshing to bring to a picnic.

    Ingredients

    1 whole watermelon
    6 C. sugar
    1 pint white vinegar
    2 drops cinnamon oil (same as candy oil)
    2 drops clove oil (same as candy oil)

    Directions

    Peel the melon and cube into 1-inch piece. In a pan, cover with water and cook until tender. Drain in a colinder.

    Bring sugar, vinegar, cinnamon oil and clove oil to a boil. Put melon cubes in a bowl and pour hot syrup over melon cubes. Leave to cool and refrigerate for 3 days. Reheat all to a boil and seal in canning jars.

    Preparation Time
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time
    10 minutes
    1 hr,20 min. hours

    I made these as a child, I loved them.

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    Why would you cook the watermelon? Isn't it tender already? I don't get it to stupid today. :cry:

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    Wow, I've never heard of it!

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