It's Okay to Eat Donuts
“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.
Block Island, RI
“Perfectly fried and glazed. Delicious!”
–Linda Tresca Gellman
“I love their apple-cider donuts–especially when they’re warm. They’re a little crispy on the outside and delicious!”
–Amy Speaks Groh
“The glazed doughnuts just melt in your mouth. [Plus] coffee rolls the size of your head!”
“Homemade fresh every morning, larger than a doughnut should be, and taste too good to be true.”
“A warm doughnut here with a hot coffee or a sip of apple cider–a taste of heaven.”
— Bill Mitchell
“The hot cinnamon-sugar-coated puffs are pure yum.”
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