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Old 04-05-2011, 03:53 PM posted to alt.cooking-chat,rec.food.historic
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On May 4, 1:04*am, Opinicus
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What sort of "tape" could they have used for cooking purposes in early
1950s Britain?


White cotton, of the type used as edge binding or to make piping. The
usual cotton butcher's twine would cut through the soft leaves. Tape
spreads the pressure. The ends are simply knotted.

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