|Pared citron melon||2 Quart, diced (5 1/2 Pound Melon)|
|Granulated sugar||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Water||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||3 Tablespoon|
|Grated lemon rind||1 Tablespoon|
Cut the melon in quarters.
Pare and dice it, removing all the seeds.
Cook the sugar and water together for 5 min.; add the diced melon, and cook until tender and transparent.
Add the lemon juice and rind, and cook 20 min longer.
Turn into hot sterilized preserve jars, and seal.
2 tablesp diced crystallized ginger may be added.