Home-Made Yeast

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La Cuisine Creole

La Cuisine Creole

By Lafcadio Hearn

Published 1885

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Boil one pound of good flour, one-quarter of a pound of good sugar, and a tablespoonful of salt in two gallons of water. Boil for two hours, and bottle it for use. This will do if you are where you cannot get bakers' yeast, or turnpike cakes to start your yeast, but is not always reliable.