"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Great Grandma Stoupa's Original Dough Recipe Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susie Dvorak
Added: Saturday, June 14, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 Tbsp Butter
1/2 Cup Warm Water
2 Pkgs Yeast
1/2 Cup Sugar + 1/2 tsp
1 Tbsp Salt (Heaping)
3 Cups Milk
3 Egg Yolks
1/2 Cup Lard (melted)
10 Cups Flour

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter. Mix yeast, warm water & 1/2 tsp Sugar. Scald milk, mix 1-1/2 cups milk with the salt and sugar. Beat eggs and add remaining 1-1/2 Cups of milk. Add egg/milk mixture to the other milk mixture. Add 3 Cups of flour and then add the yeast mixture. Add 3 more Cups of flour and the lard and butter. Blend well. gradually add 3-1/2 to 4 cups of flour to form soft dough. Brush top with a little bid of lard and work lard in slightly. Let rise until it doubles. Punch down. Let rise for 1/2 hour or so more. Form balls for rolls. Let rise again. Bake 10 minutes at 400 degrees.

 

 

 

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