The Iowa Homemaker

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Soap-Making's a Cinch...

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Don't throw that waste fat away: Use it to make soap. Don't be discouraged by the thought of that messy, backyard task of soapmaking as Grandmother used to do it. You probably remember getting your eyes full of smoke from the smudge necessary for the making of lye. (Your Grandmother filtered water through the ashes to make the lye she used in her soap.)



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