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Happy National Doughnut Day!

So, it’s national doughnut day! National doughnut day falls on the first Friday of June every year, created by the Chicago Salvation Army in 1938, “to raise funds during the Great Depression, and to honor the work of World War I Salvation Army volunteers who prepared donuts and other foods for thousands of soldiers.” So there’s the history of this great holiday. Started right off here in Chicago, and is celebrated nation-wide, by all people, lovers of doughnuts. While you can go to Dunkin Donuts, or Krispy Kreme to grab a free doughnut in honor of this celebration, or to your local bakery, doughnut shop, or wherever, you can also make doughnuts right in your very own kitchen! I’m not going to say it’s easy as pie, because if you’re making them from scratch, it does take some patience, and timing, etc. But if you do it the easy way, where you buy a can of biscuits at your local grocery store, and fry those up, well then it is easy as pie! (or in this case, doughnuts.) Continue reading