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Cantaloupe Pickles

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Ingredients
  Cantaloupe 2 Medium
  Water 2
  White vinegar 1 Quart
  Cinnamon sticks 2 , broken up
  Mace 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Whole cloves 15
  Sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Directions

Remove rind and seed from cantaloupe; cut flesh into 1 x 3 inch chunks.
Bring water and vinegar to a rolling boil; add cinnamon.
Put mace and cloves in cheesecloth bag; add to solution.
Pour over cantaloupe.
Let stand in refrigerator overnight.
Drain solution from cantaloupe and bring to a rolling boil; add sugar, stirring until dissolved.
Add canta loupe chunks; cook for 20 to 30 minutes or until transparent.
Remove spice bag; pack cantaloupe into sterilized jars.
Add hot syrup; seal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Servings: 
3

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