---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.01
  
       Title: Sheepherder Bread
  Categories: Breads
       Yield: 18 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Active Sourdough Starter            2 tb Shortening, Melted
       4 c  Unbleached Flour                    1 ts Salt
       2 tb Sugar                             1/4 ts Baking Soda
  
   Into a large bowl, sift the dry ingredients, and dig a well in the center
   of the sourdough starter.  Blend the dry mix into the starter from the
   edges with enough flour to knead until smooth and shiny.  Place in greased
   bowl and let rise until almost double.  Shape into 2 loaves and place in
   greased bread pans.  Bake at 375 degrees F until done.
  
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