Recipe by: Erie Beach Hotel, Port Dover
Cut pumpkin into one-inch cubes. Bring vinegar and sugar to a boil and simmer until sugar is dissolved. Place cloves, cinnamon and ginger in a bag. Add to syrup and boil 5 minutes. Add pumpkin and bring mixture back to a fast rolling boil. Boil over low heat exactly 25 minutes, stirring often. Remove spice bag. Place pumpkin in sterilized jars, pour vinegar syrup on top to completely cover and seal.
Serve with Lake Erie perch or pickerel. Erie Beach Pickled Pumpkin is a signature dish in Norfolk County.