Sallys recipe for Soap
6 lbs grease, 3 lbs lime, 6 lbs Sal soda, 4 gls water.
Put a large iron pot on fire – put the water soda &
lime in the pot – let this boil half hour. Stirring it
Sallys recipe for Yeast
Half ounce hops - & three pints water boil it well –
strain it & cool – Take one & half ounce salt, two ounces sugar – 4
ounces flour add a little of the hop tea to this beating well – beat well for
20 minutes then add the rest of the hop tea – put enough of this mixture in
the potatoes to allow you to beat well for 20 minutes – add rest of the
mixture & put in jug – shake it half dozen times a day. Put in moderately
warm place until worked. Then keep cool.
2 oz hops – 6 qts of water – 6 oz salt – 8 oz sugar – 16 oz flour – 2 quarts potatoes.
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