Friday, October 29, 2010

Today's Meditation

Submitted for your approval, a poem of sorts.

I sit
I close my eyes
and in my mind
I gaze at your frosting
your sprinkles
your sugary glaze
You are my donut
You are holy and good
You fill me with sweet joy
I open my eyes
and you are there
in my hand
in my eyes
in my mouth

173 DOUGHNUT RECIPES eBOOK Doughnuts CookbookEvery moment of your life can be filled
with sprinkles of joy
with frosting of peace
with glaze of love
if only you stop and taste it

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Thought for the Day

"I was just thinking it might be easier if we all worshipped donuts or something. I mean, they taste good and they never hurt anybody."

Donut Days
Truly words to live by. 

From the seminal text Donut Days by Lara Zielin.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Worshipping at Home

No longer must you go to a house of worship, say Dunkin' Donuts, to partake of a Holy Donut.

Now you can indulge in the torus of love from your own home.

Doughnuts: Simple and Delicious Recipes to Make at HomeDoughnuts: Simple and Delicious Recipes to Make at Home features the most delicious cookbook cover I've ever seen.

And it contains not only old favorites, but new designer recipes that include tequila, for instance. That's sure to get your day started right.

Take a look. And if you make some of the recipes in the book, don't forget to share them with us here. We're always eager to share pictures of holy donuts. Contact me on Twitter when you're ready to share the love.

Love, peace and sprinkles to you all.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Finally. Proof that donuts are a MIRACLE FOOD.

Read this, my sprinkled acolytes.

A morning donut could improve memory and the ability to concentrate.

From the article:  

If you're having trouble concentrating or remembering things in the morning, it's often because your brain is missing the sugar (generally in the form of glucose) it needs to function normally. The sugar is used as an energy source for the brain so it can do all the things it needs to do. One of those things is producing an important neurotransmitter chemical called acetylcholine, which is important to a good memory, your ability to pay attention, and your mood. 

Your brain makes acetylcholine from choline, which is obtained from the diet, and from acetyl groups that originate from the metabolism of sugar. We frequently obtain choline in our diet by eating lecithin. Lecithin can be found in many different bakery goods such as donuts and cupcakes and is commonly added to chocolate. Thus a tasty chocolate covered donut first thing in the morning is going to provide your brain with everything it needs to pay attention and learn new things.

So eat up, oh frosted friends. Partake of a daily donut. And don't forget who told you the news.

Friday, October 8, 2010

LaMar's Donuts

I wish I lived close to one of these stores.

LaMar's Donuts.

Apparently, their donuts are "the ultimate indulgence, purely heaven, tender and airy, sinfully good."

Mmmmm. Sounds like our cup of tea. Or our bowl of sprinkles, as the case may be...

Monday, October 4, 2010

Voo Doo Donuts


If I'd known this was in Portland I'd have made a special trip.

You are looking at a Fruitloop Donut, Capn' Crunch Donut, the "Dirty Snowball"  (chocolate cake donut covered with pink marshmallow glaze and surprise filling), the "Simpsons" donut, and a Bacon Maple Bar.

I never thought I would say this but Portland Rocks!  The fact that you have this amazing donut shop has made you a to do on my list of places I would love to visit.  

Come to think of it, I do need a job.