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Dear Heloise: I would like to obtain the recipe for making roach bait that includes boric acid. _ Linda Uptain, Euless, Texas Dear Linda: I’d be glad to repeat this decades old formula since warmer weather is here and soon those pests will be as well! Here is one of the original recipes” that was printed in my mother’s column over 36 years ago.

1/4 cup solid shortening or bacon drippings 1/8 cup sugar 8 ounces powdered boric acid 1/2 cup flour 1/2 of a small onion, chopped (optional) Water Cream together the shortening and sugar in a bowl. In another bowl, mix the boric acid, flour and chopped onion (if using). Add this to the shortening mixture and blend. Now add just enough water to form a soft dough. Shape the soft dough into small balls and place several in small, cheap plastic bags (leave bags open so the dough won’t dry out so quickly). Place the bags around the house, especially in the areas where you have the mos michael kors outlet t problems. As the roach bait gets hard, replace it with a new batch.

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