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Washing Clothes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gerry Cantrell
Added: Sunday, October 26, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Build fire in backyard to heat kettle of rain water.
Set tubs so smoke won't blow in eyes if wind is pert.
Shave one hole cake of lie soap in boilin water.
Sort things, make 3 piles:
1 pile white
1 pile colored
1 pile work britches and rags

Directions:
Directions:
To make starch, stir flour in cool water to smooth, then thin down with boiling water. Take white things, rub dirty spots on board, scrub hard and boil, then rub colored don't boil just wrench and starch. Take things out of kettle with broom stick handle, then wrench and starch. Hang old rags on fence. Spread tea towels on grass. Pour wrench water in flower bed. Scrub porch with hot soapy water. Turn tubs upside down. Go put on clean dress, smooth hair with hair combs. Brew cup of tea, sit and rock a spell and count your blessings.

 

 

 

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