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Saturday, September 20, 2008


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Those look awfully good. My family and I still miss our favorite donuts, from Bob's Donuts in the Farmer's Market in Los Angeles--an L.A. institution (both Bob's, and the market) and nothing here in Columbia Cty. compares. (We moved here from L.A. last year,in search of adventure, rural lifestyle, etc.) Next time we drive through your neck of the woods (we pass through on our way to friends' in VT) we'll stop. BTW, I wrote a review (glowing) of American Masala for DinnerWhere?, a regional food/dining mag for the Capital/Berkshires region of NY/MA. I loved the book, and everything I've tried from it was wonderful. And, I too, am a learning/amateur chicken farmer--we have around 40 birds now, going up higher this fall to increase our (delicious!) egg production. So you are an inspiration to me in many ways!
(not just donuts.)


You are way too kind. To post about Donuts so promptly, and to also cook from the book and review it. Many, many thanks!
do email me a copy of your review, if possible. is my email.
Congratulations on your chicken adventures. LOVE to know more about that. share some photos, stories and details, please.
what kind of chickens do you have?
I just LOVE chickens and I wish we had planned a HUGE chicken coop, so we could have thousands of them. But really, there can never be enough chicken, and I am glad we have around a hundred or so. A sweet bunch, and plent of work.

Do give these donuts in Cambridge a try. You will LOVE them. And say hello to Jana and James. They are a great couple.

It was funny to see your comment about LA and the farmers market. As I was writing this piece and speaking with James King, we reminisced about LA and the farmers markets there. So your post less than an hour after I posted, was great timing!

Enjoy the weekend!




I'm not a doughnut fan, but those pictures coupled with your descriptions have me salivating at my desk this morning. My cup of coffee is looking a bit lonely for want of a honey glazed doughnut to sit next to it (but not for very long). What really looks great to me, tho', are the pie squares. They look absolutely delicious.

I'd love to come visit and try these sweet delights. Thanks for letting us know about them.



If only they were half as ubiquitous as Dunkin' Donuts, what a more palatable world it would be.

I've tried them and they are divine - even the next day.

How does Robert stay so thin eating donuts???

Aloja Vera

I just made this tonight and it was delicious! Thanks for this recipe. You can't beat how easy it is, plus it tastes great.
Thanks again!


What great pastries. I was out heading home on Sept 25,2011 from a trip. I'm from the city and never experience something like this. Thank's!!!!!!!!

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