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Ingredients

2 packages active dry yeast
2 cups warm water or potato water (110 to 115 degrees)
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons salt
6-1/2 to 7 cups sifted flour
1 egg
1/4 cup Crisco shortening

Instructions

Dissolve yeast in water; add sugar, salt and half the flour. Beat thoroughly for 2 minutes. Add egg and shortening. Beat in remaining flour gradually by hand. Mix with hands until smooth. Place in bowl and grease top. Cover with damp cloth; place in refrigerator over night. Punch down occasionally. Two hours before baking, cut off amount needed. Roll dough into oblong 12 inches wide and 1/2-inch thick. Spread with soft butter. Fold over in half; cut into 1/2-inch strips. Shape into knots, twists and figure eights. Place on greased baking sheet and brush with melted butter. Let rise 1-1/2 to 2 hours. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.

Dorothy Edelen
Davenport



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  Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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