2 packages (1/4 ounce each) of active dry yeast
2 cups warm water (110° to 115°)
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons salt
2 large eggs
1/4 cup canola oil
6-1/2 to 7 cups of all-purpose flour
In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add sugar, salt, eggs, oil, and 3 cups flour; beat on medium speed until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
Turn dough onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
Punch down dough. Divide in half and shape into loaves. Place in two greased 9×5-in. loaf pans. Cover with kitchen towels; let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour. Preheat the oven to 375°.
Bake until golden brown, 25-30 minutes. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. Yield: 2 loaves (16 slices each).