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It's Okay to Eat Donuts

It’s Okay to Eat Donuts
2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)
by in Jan 2012

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It’s Okay to Eat Doughnuts!
“Doughnut lovers love me for saying this,” says cold-weather expert Murray Hamlet, DVM, formerly of the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine in Natick, Massachusetts. “You need more calories in winter. You need to eat more fatty, slow-burning foods. I eat greasy in the morning–doughnuts work–[then]carbohydrates in the afternoon, and greasy again at night.”

Our Readers Speak
Yankee’s Facebook friends serve up their favorite New England doughnut shops.

PAYNE’S
Block Island, RI
“Perfectly fried and glazed. Delicious!”
–Linda Tresca Gellman

RUSSELL ORCHARDS
Ipswich, MA
“I love their apple-cider donuts–especially when they’re warm. They’re a little crispy on the outside and delicious!”
–Amy Speaks Groh

KANE’S
Saugus, MA
“The glazed doughnuts just melt in your mouth. [Plus] coffee rolls the size of your head!”
–Sarah Chase

MRS. MURPHY’S
Southwick, MA
“Homemade fresh every morning, larger than a doughnut should be, and taste too good to be true.”
–Paul Kida

BREEZELANDS ORCHARDS
Warren, MA
“A warm doughnut here with a hot coffee or a sip of apple cider–a taste of heaven.”
– Bill Mitchell

DOWNYFLAKE
Nantucket, MA
“The hot cinnamon-sugar-coated puffs are pure yum.”
–Tawny Merrill-Johnson

See the other 42 reasons to love winter!

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