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Yeast Ferment Recipe

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Step 1

The fermentation period for bread made with dry yeast may be shortened if the following yeast ferment is first prepared:

Step 2

Crumble yeast and soften in 1/2 cup water. Wash, pare, and boil potato in 3 1/2 cups water. Drain potato. Save potato water. Mash potato and add sugar and salt. Cool to lukewarm. Add yeast, and potato water. If necessary add water to make 1 quart of the mixture. Cover unused portion may be stored in the refrigerator and kept for several days.

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Things You'll Need

  • 1 Medium-size potato
  • 1ts Salt
  • 4c Water
  • 1 Cake dry yeast
  • 1tb Sugar

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