Gwen's watermelon pickle recipe - A Gardener's Table - Gwen had sent a jar of her prize-winning unfermented watermelon pickles, made in the tradition of Midwestern prairie dwellers whose German ancestors once lived beside the Black Sea in Russia.
A Southern Classic: Pickled Watermelon Rinds watermelon rind, 4 quarts of chunks 3 quarts water cup salt 1 quart white or cider vinegar 8 cups sugar 2 tablespoons whole cloves 10 to 12 cinnamon sticks, broken into pieces teaspoon mustard seed
Cinnamon Red Hot Pickles- I have seen them cut into rings instead of half circles. They can also be made with watermelon rinds. I must make these while cucumbers are overflowing. Make great Christmas gifts for neighbors.
As a Pacific Northwesterner, pickled watermelon rinds were as foreign to me as fried okra, thus we never saved the rinds for pickling as they do in the South. Who knew turning a typically thrown out piece of food could be tra
Watermelon Rind Pickles Mom made these when I was a kid and they were quite a treat. I sometimes make them for my own family and they dont last long. They are such an unusual food that they make for quite the conversation.