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                  Dad’s Schleswig-Holstein Farmer’s Yeast
 Recipe By     : Uncle John’s Original Bread Book - John Rahn Braue
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Yeast And Starters
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      packages      active dry yeast
                         --OR 2 cups starter
    1      cup           warm water
    6      medium        potatoes -- peeled and cubed
    1      quart         boiling water
    1      cup           hops with pollen
    1      teaspoon      salt
    1      cup           honey
    4      cups          whole wheat flour
 Dissolve the yeast in 1 cup warm water. Stir and mix the boiling water, hops an
 d potatoes in a large pot. Cover and simmer until the potatoes are tender. Stra
 in out the hops. Puree the potatoes. Add and mix enough of the flour to make a 
 thick batter along with salt and honey. Stir well while you gradually heat to b
 oiling point. Remove mixture from heat and cool to lukewarm. Add the dissolved 
 yeast and stir easily. Cover and let stand at room temperature until light and 
 spongy. Use as needed, and reserve in a loosely covered scalded jar or “sotz co
 rck.” Keep in refrigerator; do NOT freeze.
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