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The Interesting History of Donuts and How They Got Their Name

It’s hard to pinpoint exactly where doughnuts were created because humans have been frying dough for thousands of years and there are a lot of potential origins. But it’s commonly accepted that when Dutch settlers first came to New York City, they brought native dishes with them including olykoeks, or “oil cakes.” This dish was […]

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