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Aunt Elvie's Soap Recipe (exactly as she wrote it) Recipe

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

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 lbs. grease or fat scraps
1 can lye
1 gallon water

Directions:
Directions:
Make in an iron kettle and stir with wood stick that has no bark and is clean or new ax handle is good. Put water in add lye and add fat and boil it until it looks like honey when it drips from your stick that you stir with. If it separates it's not done. You can add a little borax or cologne if you want it to smell good.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
"When they went into the tent of the congregation and when they came near unto the altar, they washed; as the Lord commanded Moses." Exodus 40:32

 

 

 

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