1 (1/4 ounce) package yeast
3 1/3 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 cup water
1 1/2 cup cottage cheese
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons minced fresh dried onions
3 tablespoons minced fresh dill weed
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
1 unbeaten egg (at room temperature)
mix dry ingrediants together, mix or toss dry ingrediants. in a mixer or by hand, no bread machines!
slowly add the wet ingrediants, 1/4c at a time.
Place dough in a greased bowl and cover with a moist towel or plastic wrap.
first proofing, at room temp for 1-1.5 hours, let the dough double in size.
Pounch down the dough and let rise another 45mins to 1.5 hrs, untill the dough is soft and plyable.
1 egg yoke
2 Tbl Water
Brush on the egg wash. Bake at 350 for 30-45mins, untill the bread is golden brown and has a hollow sound when you thump the bottom of the loaf, or test with a dry toothpick, and when it is clean and dry pull the loaf(s).