I don't remember any really long sticks,,,it always has come four sticks to a lb....
Oleo is the old name for margarine. February 18, 2018 at 9: I found a recipe written on the back of a tombstone and it calls for oleo.
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You have to be nuts to eat that crap. I bet they are amazing. Sometimes I find it much easier to do it the old fashioned way and look up a quick word in a dictionary instead or weeding through all the links that google gives me. Amy says: I actually get asked this question very frequently — what is Oleo? Are you sure you want to delete this answer?
What Is Oleo?
Beverly Osborne says: In musing over the stories written here this a. My grandma would use it much of the time when I was a child. I have never had a problem with it. Just stumbled across this article and OMG I remember when my mother always used white oleo. I was not sure what it was.
Butter is still best, however. My mother used the term verbally and in her handwritten recipes. Had something to do with not being real butter.
We used oleo margarine as a kid, too the bag witht the colored capsule. I am familiar with oleo.
I actually get asked this question very frequently, what is Oleo? Then I found your site.
Since shortening was also white, I think that is way some people called both products shortening. It makes better cookies. Just use 1 regular stick.