*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Yeast Patties
 
 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
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          starter
                         --OR 1 package active dry yeast
    5      cups          warm water
    5      tablespoons   shortening
    5      tablespoons   sugar
                         --OR honey, molasses or syrup
    1      tablespoon    salt
    4      cups          rye flour
                         --dark or light
      1/4  teaspoon      ginger
                         some cornmeal
 
 In a warm crock, mix the first six ingredients to a thin batter. Cover and let 
 rise overnight in a warm place.
 
 The next morning, reserve one cup for future starter, or for current bread-baki
 ng. For the yeast patties, stir into the overnight mixture 1/4 t. ginger, enoug
 h cornmeal to make a stiff doug, and stir well. Pat into small, round pattiies 
 (cookie-style), place on a sheet to dry and turn them every day.
 
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 NOTES : A comgination of the good points of the recipes of Mrs. Vanderford and 
 Dad.