Why Donuts Are Good for You

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Doughnuts are Good for You
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One of the most beloved foods in the United States is the doughnut or as it is popularly spelled, donut. Who invented the doughnut? Where did it come from? What is it made of? Why is it called a donut or doughnut? Why do I care?

Why? Because my beloved hubbuddy, frogdropping, challenged me to write about the history of the doughnut. So here is what I have learned from copious, painstaking research.

History of the Doughnut
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A third variation has our inventive captain using the tin cover of a pepper box to punch out a center hole – maybe he didn’t like nuts taking up space in his mother’s doughnuts.

The captain’s homestead no longer remains, but a plaque describing his achievement can be seen in a church yard in the township of Camden, Maine.

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Interview with the Captain

On March 26, 1916, Capt. Hanson Gregory gave an interview to the “Washington Post” newspaper. Here’s the true story of his inventing the hole in the doughnut in his words: “I guess it was about ‘47, when I was 16, that I discovered the hole which was later to revolutionize the doughnut industry. Now in them days we used to cut the doughnuts into diamond
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