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Lye Soap
Ingredients:
6lbs used and cleaned bacon grease
2 cans of Red Devil Lye
40 (oz) Of clean water

Directions:
In a big enough iron pot heat the grease.In a plastic pitcher fill with 40 oz of water.Add lye to the water and dissolve. When container which contains the lye water is warm, Pour lye water into heated bacon grease and boil for 2 hours.Stir with a old broom handle until mixture is thick.Pour soap into molds and let soap harden for 5 days before use.Soap is vvery white and has a clean smell.

Submitted By: Kendrick J. Harris from TN on 2005-03-30

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