Wild Sage Bread

Recipe by Nyteglori
READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • Combine sugar, sage, salt, baking soda and flour.
  • Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water.
  • Beat egg and cottage cheese together until smooth.
  • Add melted shortening and yeast.
  • Add flour mixture slowly to egg mixture, beating well after each addition until a stiff dough is formed.
  • Cover dough with cloth and put in warm place until double in bulk (about 1 hour).
  • Punch dough down, knead for one minute and place in well-greased pan.
  • Cover and let rise for 40 minutes.
  • Bake in a 350-degree oven for 50 minutes.
  • Brush top with melted shortening and sprinkle with crushed, roasted pine nuts or coarse salt.