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Cantaloupe Sweet Pickle

  • Melons
  • Vinegar
  • 1 pound sugar
  • 1 tablespoon whole cloves
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
Use melons not too ripe; quarter, pare, and cut into desired shapes. Put into stone crock, cover with vinegar, let stand 48 hours. Pour off vinegar and measure. To each pint of vinegar add 1 pound sugar; bring to boil, skim and add 1 tablespoon whole cloves and 2 sticks cinnamon broken into bits. Add cantaloupe and cook gently until melon is tender and clear. If vinegar is very strong, dilute with water.
Submitted by Cassyjean - Torrington, CT Jun 5, 2009
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