Audio clip: Lou Ringer

Lou Ringer describes how you got margarine to look like butter:

Rebecca Snow (interviewer): But how about things like getting butter or getting margarine?

Lou Ringer: Oh. The butter was so cute. Yes. We would get the box of—the yellow went to war, so you were given your own little packet of yellow. You would get what looked like a pound of lard, and you would work this yellow into it, so your butter would be yellow.

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