NPR’s The Salt learns learn that there is a bona fide historical reason — not a marketing scheme — to chow down on a deep-fried pastry today to mark National Doughnut Day.
Turns out, during World War I, women volunteers with the would hand out doughnuts – then considered a European delicacy – to American GIs serving overseas.
I’m realizing that this is my second post this week with a pastry theme. When is national cronut day?! — heidi