Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Cantaloupe Preserves

This is another recipe that needs to be started the night before.

Cantaloupe Preserves

2 pounds firm, ripe fruit
4 cups sugar
Juice of one lemon

Peel cantaloupe and cut into thin slices 1" long. Mix sugar with fruit and lt sit all night in a cool place. Add lemon juice and cook until clear. Pour into hot and sterilized jars. Seal and turn upside down for 5 minutes or process for 5 minutes in boiling water bath. Cool, label, and store.

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