Do you ever wonder how you’ll keep your eggs fresh during the late summer heat waves?
Of course you did, and now here is the answer: plaster.
I think this works by eliminating contact with oxygen while providing insulation. I had to read all the way through to figure out that it was dry plaster, not wet plaster.
More Fun Discoveries
- Grapes, Thus Packed, Will Keep 9-12 Months ~1856
- Mrs. Secretary Noble’s Chicken Sauce ~1889
- Advice on Mushroom Foraging ~1866
Source: The Compendium of Cookery and Reliable Recipes, By: Mrs. E.C. Blakeslee, Miss Emma Leslie, Dr. S.H. Hughes, 1890