Title: TASSAJARA BREAD, BASIC
Categories: Breads
Yield: 4 loaves

6 c Water, lukewarm 85 -105 F
2 T Yeast
1/2 c Sweetening honey, molasses..
2 c Dry milk
14 c Whole Wheat flour
2 1/2 T Salt (seems like a lot)
1/2 c Butter or oil

Combine water, yeast, and sweetening .5 - .75 cups. Add milk If eggs are to
be used, add now. Let sponge rise 30 - 40 minutes. Add WW flour (7 - 8
Cups), a cup at a time, Beat 100 times with spoon. mixes in air and knead
dough Set bowl in warm place 85 - 100 F & let it rise for an hour This
rising lets the yeast get started without the salt. Gluten is formed too.
Fold in salt, oil, another 6 - 8 C flour. Don't stir or cut Knead the
dough Let it rise another hour Punch it down Let it rise 40 - 50 minutes
Shape into loaves Let it rise another 15 - 25 minutes, Slit top and bake
350 for 50 -70 minutes