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Gingered Watermellon Rind

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Melon rind
  • 1 1/2 lb Sugar
  • 1 oz Ground ginger
  • 2 Lemon


Originally from: "The Progressive Farmer's Southern Cookbook" GINGERED
WATERMELON RIND 1. Make ginger tea ~ ginger in 1 quart of water. 2. Pare
off outer green skin of watermelon. Cut into 1/2 or 1 inch cubes. 3. Soak
melon in lime water for 3 + 1/2 hours 2 quarts water and 2 Tbls. lime).
Drain. Soak in clear water for 1 hour. Drain, again. 4. Cover with water
and boil rapidly for 15 minutes in strong ginger
tea. 5. Finish cooking in a syrup made by using 2 pints of the ginger tea
with 2 pints of water and 1-1/2 lb. of sugar. 6. Cook rapidly until
tender and transparent [about 1 hour]. 7. Add thinly sliced lemon after
about 30 minutes. 8. When transparent, cool, pack and process.

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