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Rye, not only for food

December 12, 2010 - 1:11am -- Mini Oven

I picked up a tid bit today while watching a documentary.  A very traditional paint used in scandinavian countries combines mineral color (hardware store) like iron red with water and rye flour.  Said to last 50 years.   I think it familiar with "Barn Red" in color. 


I knew that sticky rye flour was good for some major jobs. 

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