Happy National Doughnut Day
It's that time again—the time to celebrate the sweet, deep-fried joy brought upon by doughnuts.
In honor of today's National Doughnut Day, here are some of our favorite doughnut posts over the past year. We've got recommendations, a glossary, videos, recipes, and more dedicated to this blessed ring of wheat-based heaven. Unfortunately, we can't share real doughnuts with you, but you're best off buying a dozen (or more) fresh doughnuts at your local doughnut shop anyway.
The Serious Eats National Doughnut Honor Roll: We stuffed ourselves with doughnuts so you didn't have to. Here's a list of recommendations for doughnut shops around the country compiled by the Serious Eats office, John T. Edge, Jane and Michael Stern, and Jonathan Gold.
The Serious Eats Doughnut Glossary: Doughnuts come in all shapes are forms. Read our glossary to brush up on your doughnut terminology.
Portrait of a Doughnut Blogger: We interviewed dedicated doughnut blogger Bret Stetka of The Blognut about all things doughnut.
Paula Deen Is Trying to Kill Us, Part 4: Bacon, Doughnut, Egg Burger: Oh, that Paula Deen; is she ever not trying to kill us? Check out her recipe for the Lady's Brunch Burger, a bacon and egg-topped hamburger that uses doughnuts for buns.
Photo of the Day: Doughnut Sandwich: Doughnut burger not doing it for you? In a similar but less deathly vein, here's a cute doughnut sandwich filled with frosting.