Donuts with a Difference

I love the cheap thrill of discovering a new local spot that I believe others will enjoy. I wasn’t looking to find Donuts with a Difference but I’m sure glad I did. I got my haircut today and grabbed lunch at the Chicken & Rice Guys in Medford afterwards. When I asked the friendly staff…

Special Kane’s Donuts for Curious George and Fall

As always, Kane’s Donuts is offering a bunch of special seasonal treats. I’ve previously visited Kane’s and had a blast. I was able to stop by last week and sampled some! One of my favorite parts of going to Kane’s Donuts is their giant coffee roll cakes, which would be a delight to receive at…

Celebrate National Doughnut Day!

Happy National Doughnut Day! Did you know that this day is rooted in the Salvation Army’s response to World War I? The women who delivered doughnuts to boost troop morale were called Doughnut Lassies. Isn’t that the coolest job title ever? There is SO MUCH happening with donuts in Boston today – here’s the rundown!…

Market Basket I’ve Missed You and Your Baked Goods

Image Source Oh Market Basket, I am thrilled that you finally worked out your organizational kinks and stood by your workers. I am so glad these days are behind us. Image Source Let’s revisit shall we? CAKE. And of course I am most thrilled to have one of my favorite doughnuts back, a yellow cake…

What a Munchkin Aspires to: Sweet Potato Doughnuts at Bostonia Public House

You should definitely read Lisa Johnson’s fabulous post on our lunch at Bostonia Public House. Here’s a sneak peak of our sweet potato doughnuts: The doughnuts were served warm with vanilla glaze laced with cinnamon. Lisa described them as tasting like French toast. The natural sweetness from the sweet potato base made inside taste naturally…

Eating Your Way Through Autumn

So I’m taking a short break from dissertation editing and fretting about academic life to notice that the Red Sox are winning things and apparently it is Fall already. Hello outside world! While anything with pumpkin typically wins the “eating your way through Autumn” award, I’d like to suggest a couple alternatives. This morning while…

National Doughnut Day Is Coming – Are You Prepared?

As a child of about 5 or 6 years old, my older cousin, a boy 3 weeks older than myself, and I would spend our summers going to the town park where we grew up. Our grandmother would take us there to go swimming, play on the playground with the great old burn-off-your-pants hot metal…

Time to Eat the Doughnuts, Part II

While doing an image search for “Dunkin Donuts” I came across this picture found here. This image definitely comes to mind when thinking about the Dunkin Donuts Glazed Chocolate Cake Stick, or chocolate stick, doughnut. If you’re heading into Dunkin for your caffeine fix (have you tried the Vanilla Spice iced coffee yet? Yum!) I…

Want Some Doughnut with that Caffeine?

Oh yeah, I’m in trouble: ‘Buzz Donut’ offers sweet caffeine fix For more on “the world’s most popular psychoactive drug,” check out this National Geographic story on caffeine.

A Sweet Deal Indeed

Here’s a double treat for you about Verna’s Coffee Shop up in Cambridge. I have yet to travel up there to check them out but apparently they have been a community staple and instead of closing will have new owners. I was really moved by Eileen McNamara’s column about Verna’s and love how she weaves…