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Mrs. Franklin's Paste Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lois Duke
Added: Thursday, September 13, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c flour
1 tbsp alum
1 pint cold water
2 pints boiling water
1 tsp oil of cloves

Directions:
Directions:
Sift the flour and the alum, add cold water and stir the mixture into a thin paste. Add boiling water and then strain. Boil until consistency of starch. Remove and add cloves and put in a jar.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
MRS. FRANKLIN WAS A SCHOOL TEACHER IN BLAND VA., SHE WAS PROBABLY BORN IN THE LATE 1800'S AND SHE USED THIS PASTE IN HER CLASSROOM.

 

 

 

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