Use a Kitchen Aid to make this easier!
2 pkg yeast (1+1/2 TBS instant yeast)
2 C hot water (not boiling) (+ ½ C for yeast)
3 TBS sugar
1 TBS salt
5 TBS oil
6 C flour
1 egg white, beaten (optional, for shiny crust)
Dissolve yeast in additional ½ C hot water with a sprinkle of sugar. Let stand 5-10 min. In a large bowl combine 2 C hot water with sugar, salt, oil, and 3 C flour. Stir with wooden spoon. Add yeast mixture and remaining 3 C flour. Stir well. Do not knead. Let stand for 10 minutes then stir.
Again, let dough stand for 10 minutes then stir. Repeat this process 4 more times, for a total of 1 hour of stirring and resting. Divide dough into two or three equal portions. Roll halves to approx. 9×12 (thirds somewhat smaller), then roll up like a jelly roll, sealing edges. Score top of loaf with a sharp knife and brush with egg white. Let rise 30 minutes, bake at 375 for 20 minutes.