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Title: Dr. Maggie's Old-Fashioned Lye Soa
Categories: Soap Gift
Yield: 1 Recipe

4lbGrease (lard preferred)
1 13-oz. can of lye

1. Heat water in a large enamel or iron kettle. 2. Add lard and stir until dissolved 3. Sprinkle in lye a little at a time stirring constantly with a wooden spoon. 4. Gradually stir in the rosin and borax. 5. Bring to a slow boil and allow to simmer until the soap "flakes off" the wooden spoon. 6. Stir often while "cooking". 7. Pour into 2-inch deepp greased enamel or glass pans and cool overnight. 8. The next day cut into cakes, but do not remove from the pans for two days. 9. Place on waxed paper and allow to dry for 3 to 6 weeks before using.

Source: The Rodale Herb Book