1In a large bowl, combine water, butter, sugar, and salt. Stir in yeast and let stand until bubbly (about 15 minutes).
(*) Beat in about 80 - 85 % cups of flour to make a thick batter. Stir in enough of the remaining flour to make a stiff dough.
Knead for 10 - 20 minutes.
Put in a greades bowl: cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled (about 1 hour).
Punch dough down and and form into dinner rolls, franch bread, cinnamon rolls, etc. Let rise until they are the right size and then bake in a 375 degree oven until golden brown (times will very depending on what you cook)and sounds hollow when lightly tapped.