Flowers, butter and alcohol are ingredients in recipe for making perfume.
This recipe for making perfume was taken from an old scrapbook handed down in my husband's family and containing clippings dated between 1816 and 1878.
"Spread fresh, unsalted butter on two plates of the same size. Then fill one plate with roses, jasmine, violets or any flowers you wish. Turn the other plate over it and let stand for 24 hours. Then scrape off the butter from the plate and put in some alcohol. Cork tightly."
Mrs. Dean Herlacker
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