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Doughnuts: The fried treat that conquered the modern world

Doughnuts: The fried treat that conquered the modern world

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The History of Doughnuts

Though doughnuts have become ingrained in American cuisine, they were brought there by European settlers.

Doughnuts travelled to the US with Dutch settlers and became a much-loved national snack - despite their invention as a hunger-busting austerity food.

Fried dough is an old, old v...

The Military Origins of the Doughnut

  • For all the joy a doughnut brings, fried dough is something you make when you don't have anything better around.
  • Doughnuts' folksy cred may have reached its apex with the doughnut girls of World War One, Salvation Army volunteers who fried doughnuts for American troops.
  • Hundr...

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