To Clean Knives and Forks

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The Virginia Housewife

By Mary Randolph

Published 1824

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Wash them in warm water, and wipe them till quite dry; then touch them lightly over, without smearing the handles, with rotten stone made wet; let it dry on them, and then rub with a clean cloth until they are bright. With this mode of cleaning, one set of knives and forks