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Yeast Ingredients

  • ½ cup water (warm)
  • 1 ½ Tbsp yeast
  • 1 Tbsp sugar

Dough Ingredients:

  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 8 cups flour


  1. Proof Yeast. Place warm water, sugar, and yeast in a tall glass and let rise for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Add 6 of the 8 cups of flour with the rest of the ingredients and mix.
  3. Add yeast to dough and mix.
  4. While mixing, slowly add remaining 2 cups of flour until dough is smooth and the sides of the bowl are clean.
  5. Continuing mixing for five minutes.
  6. Place dough in a large bowl. Cover with a lid, towel or plastic wrap so it doesn't dry out. Let rise to twice its size.
  7. Roll out into buns and place on greased cookie sheet and let rise until buns are just touching each other.
  8. Bake at 350 F for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.
  9. Remove from oven and let them cool for a bit.
  10. Place them onto a cooling rack so the bottoms don't become soggy.

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We are Nathan and Kelli. We are the parents of 8 children and have a goal to eat well, without food becoming a focal point of our day. This means we focus on healthy meals that are simple and fast. This website is where we have documented the food that our family eats. The goal isn't to have hundreds of recipes, but simply to have the food we love and that matches our busy lives.

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