Crisco Emergency Candle

Lifehacker shares how to make the simplest DIY candle you can think of, which is also perfect in emergency situations. Simply put a piece of string in a tub of shortening, and it will burn for up to 45 days! So simple and so useful. Check it out at Lifehacker.


  1. Teresa Novak says

    That makes sense since Crisco was originally used for making candles and isn’t really food.

  2. heidigustad says

    The link was kindly shared by Elena above and was corrected in the post. Thanks for reading!

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