Raised Doughnuts

Dough nuts don’t seem like they would be especially difficult to make at home, just make up the dough and fry them in hot grease. Like making french fries. Oh, my mother used to make us french fries cooked in hot bacon grease, to die for!! Anyway, raised doughnuts (dough nuts, donuts) call for yeast … Continue reading

Dough nuts (Mrs Figley)

The dough nut is considered a thoroughly American food, although it is similar to the Dutch “oil cake” popular in the 18th century. In New Amsterdam, er, New York around 1809, Washington Irving described the nuts of dough fried in hog’s fat in his History of New York. This is considered to be the earliest … Continue reading