by Barry Carter
The entire melting and mixing process took about an hour. At this point, I poured the liquid into a couple two cup glass jars and the remainder into a half cup glass jar. The last jar was only about 2/3 filled.
To avoid breaking any glass, I heated the glass jars by sticking them in a pan with some water on my wood stove.
Throughout this process, I got lots of live oil on my hands when I wiped it off the fork and knife I used to stir the mix as it was liquefying. By the time I was done I had the strongest "whirlies" I have had in a long time. Consequently, it has been a bit difficult to write this.
Though the end product is about the consistency of a lip balm, I would not recommend that if airport security asks you what it is that you answer "it's a balm".
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