Wash, peel and cut potatoes for boiling
Warm 1/2 cup water (not hot) empty 1 pkg of yeast in and mix. Set aside and let stand until bubbly.
Scald 3/4 cup of milk and add 2/3 cup butter, 1/2 cup white sugar,
and 1 1/2 tsp salt. Set aside until lukewarm.