Captain Hanson Crockett Gregory was
the inventor of the donut with a hole in the middle.
William Rosenberg, the food-franchising
pioneer founded the Dunkin' Donuts chain. Rosenberg opened his first coffee
and doughnut shop, called the Open Kettle, in Quincy, Massachusetts in
1948. The name was changed to Dunkin' Donuts in 1950.
According to "Donuts and the Salvation
Army" - While The Army may not have invented the first donut, it can certainly
take credit for [helping] the popularity of donuts today. June 4-5 marks
the 61st anniversary of Salvation Army 'Donut Day" In Chicago. The tag
day was established in 1938 to honor the work of World War I Salvation
Army ·'lassies' who prepared donuts for thousands of soldiers in
World War I.
Spudnuts are like doughnuts except they are made from potato flour.
Fun Links on Doughnuts
Partially True History of the Doughnut
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