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Granulated Laundry Soap Recipe

2 1/2 quarts rain water
2 quarts grease, strained, melted and hot
1 can lye (probably 1 lb.)
3 T borax

Mix water, borax, and lye Take the Crisco and place it into an enamel ware pan and place on stove to melt and heat. Go outside for ventilation. Take the two cups of cold water and place into glass bowl and slowly add lye while stirring with a wooden spoon (use wood only). Add strained grease slowly. Remove from heat and leave in pot. Stir often during the first day. Allow two weeks to cure, stirring occasionally.

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