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2 lbs. firm, ripe cantaloupe

4 cups sugar

juice of 1 lemon

Peel cantaloupe and cut in thin slices 1" long, mix sugar and cantaloupe and let stand overnight. Add lemon juice, cook until clear. Pour into half pint jars to within 1/2 in. of top. Adjust lid and process in boiling water bath for 10 min.