- 2 cups vinegar
- 2 cups water
- 3 lbs sugar
- 8 sticks cinnamon
- 8 whole cloves
Peel off rind and cut cantaloupes into 1-inch cubes. Soak overnight in vinegar and water.
In the morning, add sugar, cinnamon, and cloves. Bring to a rapid boil, then reduce heat and simmer 1 1/2 hours or until cantaloupe becomes almost transparent.
Place in clear, sterile jars and seal. Make 5 to 6 1-lb jars.
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(Origin - "Authentic Southern Cooking" by Lamont Burns, originally published in 1987.)