"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
12 cups flour 1/2 cake yeast 1/2 cup warm water 1 1/2 cups milk 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup shortening 2 tbsp. salt 4 cups water
Put 2 pkg yeast or 1/2 cake yeast in warm water. Let soak for 5 minutes. While soaking scold 1 1/2 cups milk then add sugar and shortening and salt then add 4 cups water. Now mix in yeast and add to flour.
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