Here is an old family recipe book that was made long before blogs became popular. We have just turned it into a blog so please have patience with us as we update pictures and info. We will also be adding some new recipes along the way.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
½ cup shortening ½ cup butter or margarine 2 tsp. salt 1 cup boiling water 2 Tablespoons yeast ½ cup water 4 eggs, beaten 7 ½ cups flour 1 cup cold water 1 cup mashed potatoes (optional)
Cream shortening , margarine and sugar, add salt and boiling water, cool to lukewarm. Beat eggs and add to mixture. Dissolve yeast in ½ cup water. Add yeast to egg and shortening mixture when it is cool enough. Add 5 cups of flour and mix well, then add 1 cup cold water. Add the rest of the flour, cover bowl with plastic wrap and put into the refrigerator for at least two hours or until needed. Roll out on floured board and cut into desired shapes. Let rise for about 3 hours. Bake at 375 for about 10 minutes.