Mix milk, butter, sugar, and salt and cool to lukewarm. Pour warm water into a warm mixing bowl, sprinkle in yeast, and stir to dissolve. Add cooled mixture, eggs, and 3 cups flour and beat well. Mix in remaining flour and knead lightly on a lightly floured board until elastic. Shape into a ball, turn in a greased bowl to grease all over, cover with cloth, and let rise in a warm, draft free place until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.Dough is now ready to shape and use as individual recipes may direct. Makes 2/10” rings, or 2 loafs 9x5x3 or 4 dozen rolls.