1 package active dry yeast
¼ cup warm water (105 / 114 degrees F.)
2½ cups hot water, may substitute tomato juice for all or part of water for color.
½ cup brown sugar
3 teaspoon salt
¼ cup shortening
1 teaspoon oregano
½ teaspoon whole rosemary leaves
2 Tbsp parsley flakes
¼ cup chopped onion
2 whole dried tomatoes, chopped
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Soften active dry yeast in ¼ cup warm water. Combine hot water or tomato juice, brown sugar, salt, shortening, oregano, rosemary, parsley, onion, and chopped dried tomatoes; cool to lukewarm.
Stir in whole-wheat flour then add the white flour until you make moderately stiff dough. Turn out on a lightly floured surface; knead till smooth and satiny (10 to 12 minutes).
Shape dough in a ball; place in a lightly greased bowl, turning once to grease surface. Cover; let rise in warm place until double (about 1½ hours). Punch down. Cut in tow portions; shape each into a smooth ball. Cover and let rest 10 minutes.
Shape into loaves; place in greased loaf pans. Let rise till double. Bake in 375 degree F. oven, about 45 minutes. Cover with foil last 20 minutes if necessary.
Makes 2 loaves.