Christmas Colored Flame Yule Logs

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READY IN: 816hrs 20mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    lbs bluestone
  • 2
    gallons boiling water
  • any of the following chemicals depending on what color of flame you want
  • 1
    ounce strontium nitrate (red flame)
  • 1
    ounce bismuth nitrate (crimson flame)
  • 1
    ounce antimony chloride (blue flame)
  • 1
    ounce barium chloride (green flame) or 1 ounce borax (green flame)
  • 1
    ounce potassium chloride (purple flame)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Tightly roll and tie newspapers about the size of a presto log (composite wood log).
  • Mix the ingredients in a bucket and put rolled newspapers (you can tie the rolled papers with string) in the bucket and let them soak until all the fluid has been absorbed Dry on a rack (they take about a month to dry).
  • If you wish a three colored flame just mix salt, bluestone and 1 lb of borax.
  • Buy bluestone in a paint store, Borax& salt from a grocery store and the chemicals from your drugstore or some would be available from a feed store.
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