Allow one ounce of compressed yeast to one quart of luke warm water, and mix well in a wooden bread trough. Then add flour enough to make a nice smooth dough of medium degree, not too stiff, nor yet too soft. Work it well, and then let it stand for about five hours in a warm place, so as to rise well. When it drops, or begins to fall (you can tell this by watching the sides of the dough), add the same amount of water that was used in making the dough, putting
The above quantity will make about five loaves.