120: Play-Doh!

120: Play-Doh!

Brain Junk
Brain Junk
120: Play-Doh!

In 1930, the Kutol company came up with a putty to clean coal dust off of walls. Impending bankruptcy forced them to shift gears to find news ways of making a profit. A new company was formed and Play-Doh was born.

Show Notes:

Trace’s Mom’s Most Excellent Play dough recipe:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 Tablespoons neutral oil
  • 3 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • a few drops of the food coloring of your choice
  • Add everything to a saucepan and stir while cooking over medium low heat until it forms a ball. When the dough comes together, knead when it is cool enough to touch to smooth.
  • Keep sealed in plastic when not in use.

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