In a small bowl mix the 1/2 cup warm water, yeast, and 1 tablespoon of sugar. Let it sit for 5 minutes or so.
In a mixer or in another bowl, mix the boiling water, oil, sugar, and salt. Stir until it dissolves.
Add in the rest of the flour. (3 to 4 cups are needed) It should form a nice, not sticky, dough. Let this rest for about 30 minutes.
Form into loaves and stick in a loaf pan. This will make 2 loaves. Let these rise for about an hour in a warm covered place. Or at least until doubled in size. Then bake them at 350F for 35-40 minutes.
Bake the loaves at 350F for 35-40 minutes.
Substitutions - You can make this bread recipe with all wheat flour or half wheat and half white.