Watermelon Rind Pickles (from Mrs. Reba Clark)



  1. Cut the rind in to 2”x1”x1/2”. Peel the rind and remove all the pink.
  2. Soak overnight in the brine.
  3. Drain and wash in fresh water then drain again.
  4. Cook in fresh water until rind is tender.
  5. Combine vinegar, water, sugar, spices, and sliced lemon. Boil for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the rind a few pieces at a time and cook in the syrup until rind is translucent.
  7. Pack in jars, cover with syrup, and seal.