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Re: [BKARTS] alum and paste



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I use about a teaspoon of alum to 1 cup of paste.  And a squirt of lemon
juice.
Jessie K.
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From: "Lewis" <lewis100@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 3:48 PM
Subject: alum and paste


> I understand that adding alum to paste will extend its shelf life. I'm not
> sure what the proportions of alum to paste should be and would appreciate
> any information concerning this. If anyone has any other tips on
preserving
> paste I would love to hear them. I'm tired of paste going watery (and
> useless) in less than a week.
>
> Sincerely.
>
> Richard Lewis
>
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