1 tb Yeast
2 c Warm water (90F)
1 tb Sugar
1/2 c Warm Water (100F)
2 c Flour
2 ts Salt
1 tb Butter
1/2 ts Baking soda
2 c Starter
1 ts Sugar
STARTER: Dissolve yeast in first quantity of water. Put in a
non-metallic container (crock, mason jar, etc.) Let stand for 10 min.
Add second measure of water, flour, sugar, and salt. Cover and let
stand at room temperature for 3 to 4 days. Shake container every day.
Put Starter in a large bowl and add butter, baking soda, and sugar.
Add enough flour to make a stiff dough (about 4 cups). Knead unitl
smooth and place in a greased bowl and let stand in a warm place (no
warmer than 90F). In a greased bread pan add 1 T corn meal on bottom
and sides. Punch down bread and put into greased bread pan. Let rise
again in the same warm place. Bake at 350F for 1 hour.