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Hi, my name is Kevin Williams and I am owner of Oasis Newsfeatures and editor of The Amish Cook newspaper column.

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  1. brenda

    wow this sounds just like the stuff my great grandmother use to stir in a big black kettle over bright red coals for a few days, pour out over butcher paper lined big boards and then cut it in chunks after it solidified.

    1. Kevin

      That sounds awesome, brenda!

      1. Bev

        Do you know how much you use for each load of laundry and can it be used for delicate under clothing

  2. Bev

    Why would you use grease in laundry detergent. what good would that do.. I am always trying to get grease out of my clothes and this sounds strange to me .

    1. Gail

      Apparently you haven’t researched making soap. Soap is made with oils and lye and it goes through a process known as saponification and then you have soap.


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