Aunt Caroline's Dixieland Recipes/Pickles, Relishes/Georgia Watermelon Rind Pickle
GEORGIA WATERMELON RIND PICKLE
Cut rinds and soak over night in water to which has been added one cup of lime to a gallon of water. Rinse in four full waters and boil until tender in tea made of one-half gallon of water and four tablespoonsful of ginger. Then cook in the following syrup:
Four pounds of sugar,
One quart of vinegar,
Two tablespoonsful of ground cinnamon,
One tablespoonful of allspice,
Two tablespoonsful of whole cloves.
Cook until syrup is thick.