Yield: 24 Servings
|\N 2||packages active dry yeast|
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6 c unsifted flour
1 tb sugar
2 ts salt
: ¼ ts baking soda
: 2 c milk
: ½ c water
Combine 3 cups flour, yeast, sugar, salt, and soda. Heat liquids until very warm (120-130 degrees); add to dry mixture. Beat well.
Stir in rest of flour to make a stiff batter. Spoon into two 8-1/2x4-½-inch pans that have been greased and sprinkled with cornmeal. Sprinkle tops with cornmeal. Cover; let rise in a warm place for 45 minutes Bake at 400 degrees for 25 minutes. Remove from pans immediately and cool. Walt MM Especially good toasted!!
Variation: Onion-Herb Bread (good with soups & stews or for sandwiches): Soak 1 tablespoon dried onion and 1 tablespoon dried herbs (dill/parsley/oregano...) in the ½ cup hot water, for 5 minutes or so before adding with warm milk to the dry ingredients.