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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rebecca Pace
Added: Saturday, September 29, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 TLB. dry yeast
1/2 cup warm water
2 Cup lukewarm water
1 tsp. salt
2 Cup sifted flour
1 TLB sugar

Directions:
Directions:
In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir in flour, lukewarm water, sugar and salt. Beat smooth with rotary beater. Let stand, uncovered, at room temperature for 3 - 5 days, stirring 2 - 3 times each day. Cover at night to prevent drying. * * * To keep starter alive, add 1/2 cup lukewarm water, 1/2 cup sifter flour and 1 tsp. sugar to leftover starter, after use. Let stand until bubbly and well fermented, at least 2 days. Cover and refrigerate until used again. If starter is not used within 2 weeks, add about 1 tsp sugar to keep it alive. Repeat every 14 days.

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Personal Notes:
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