Christmas Recipe: Povitica, or Walnut Roll

My mother, Lorraine, wrote and published this recipe in her book, The Pasty of the Copper Country. I have written my own interpretation of the recipe here:  Povitica Dough for Six Twelve-inch Loaves: 2 packages of active dry yeast 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 cup of warm water 1/2 cup of soft butter 2 cups of scalded…