Recipe - steps 1-4
Added: 2016-03-04 by another contributor
8 cups flour, 3 cups tap water warmed 2 min. Add 3 3/8 tsp yeast and a tsp of the flour, stir and let sit for a few minutes. Stir 1 1/2 tap salt into flour.
Say Trisagion prayer! My mixer wouldn't come on until after I had said the prayer. I tried 3 times and started to panic before I remembered to say the prayer... It immediately started the next time!