My family got this recipe (and associated starter) around 1995-1996 in Arizona from a neighbor. My dad has been keeping up the starter for sever years, and about 2 years ago, I began using this starter to make bread myself.
It's a liquid starter fed with potato flakes and sugar (no flour). Here's the recipe:
Keep INITIAL STARTER in refrigerator for 3 to 5 days and feed with the following:
1/2 - 3/4 cup sugar 3T instant potato flakes 1 cup warm water
SOUR DOUGH BREAD