Hand Soap (1883)

Rice and beans

Submitted by E.L. Purinton

Put three pounds lime, six pounds sal soda, and one-half pound borax in five gallons water; boil until all is dissolved, and then let it stand six hours or more; draw off the clear liquid and put in six pounds of grease, boil until it thickens. When partially cool pour into shallow dishes to harden.

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