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A question about a recipe: Olia Hercules' Watermelon Rind Jam

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I have a question about the recipe "Olia Hercules' Watermelon Rind Jam" from Genius Recipes. Is the lime peeled first?

asked by Sarah Barchichat almost 2 years ago
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PieceOfLayerCake

PieceofLayerCake is a trusted source on baking.

added almost 2 years ago

I'm going to say no since that would be a pretty important detail to overlook. A 50 minute cook should render the skins soft enough to eat pleasantly, and peeling them will eliminate the lovely citrus oils.

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sdebrango

Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added almost 2 years ago

I have not made this recipe but in reading it I would venture to say no, it is not peeled. It's like candied citrus peel it takes on a different texture and flavor when cooked in a sugary mixture and is quite delicious.

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Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Creative Director of Food52

added almost 2 years ago

It's not peeled, and it does soften and sort of candy, as PieceOfLayerCake and sdebrango were saying. It will give the jam a delicious smell, and a little tartness and pleasant bitterness, like a marmalade.

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