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Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« on: April 26, 2009, 09:22:41 pm »
Hey there, Friends,

It's been noted that since being back in Boston, I've become a regular Dunkin Donut patron at the location next door to my hotel!

My donut habit is probably not really a surprise, I know, but serious crayons had an idea for a poll about our favorite donuts!

She and Paul (southendmd) have been making suggestions, and I'm trying something new almost every day...tomorrow is French Cruller Day.

So above is a listing of all the Dunkin Donut flavors that I found on their website:

https://www.dunkindonuts.com/aboutus/nutrition/ProductList.aspx?category=Donuts

I know that DD isn't the only name in the donut business, but I think a lot of the flavors are close or similar.

For instance, Krispy Kreme is very big in the South - I liked their regular glazed and their lemon filled.  So for the Jelly Filled Donut option, I ask you to specify the filling.

Another odd thing is that the DD site doesn't mention jimmies, so if you like yours with sprinkles, feel free to add comments and pictures.

Also Honey Dew seems to be another donut brand up here.

Have fun!
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(Here's a cherry donut...wonder where you get those?!)
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2009, 09:44:12 pm »
I voted for 5 different varities.

Chocolate Kreme filled, Vanilla Kreme filled, Double Chocolate cake, Strawberry frosted, and "other".

The other was a new variety that was introduced last summer as a special limited time flavor, it may be back in summer, Key Lime Pie.





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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2009, 09:46:46 pm »
Hi Lynne,

Fun poll bud!  I love donuts, so I'd be happy to eat any of the donuts on the list.  But, I do have some favorites.  I love basic glazed donuts and vanilla cream donuts.  I tend to prefer regular donuts over cake donuts (although I do like cake donuts well enough).  And, I'm more of a vanilla girl than a chocolate girl as a general rule (but there are exceptions to this... and I often like a touch of chocolate rather than a ton of chocolate in a recipe).  I voted for apple spice, French cruller, Boston Kreme (love it!), and marble frosted... in addition to glazed and vanilla cream.  I remember a flavor in the past that involved toasted coconut on a vanilla donut, which I used to love.  I wonder if they discontinued it.  I don't really remember what it was called.

I just went back and added  a vote for "other"- fancy pastries (eclairs, fritters, croissants).  I love all of those things. :)

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2009, 09:55:14 pm »
glazed. plain.

dont' be gussying up my donuts

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2009, 09:59:47 pm »
I voted for 5 different varities.

Chocolate Kreme filled, Vanilla Kreme filled, Double Chocolate cake, Strawberry frosted, and "other".

The other was a new variety that was introduced last summer as a special limited time flavor, it may be back in summer, Key Lime Pie.





That sounds yummy, Chuck!  I imagine that they rotate several flavors seasonally, like the Pumpkin.
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2009, 10:00:36 pm »
glazed. plain.

dont' be gussying up my donuts

 :laugh: :laugh:  I hear you.  I like some a little bit fancy, but I draw the line at jimmies or sprinkles!   ;)
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2009, 10:03:00 pm »
Great idea, Lynne - now I'm craving a donut!  My favorite donuts are probably the old-fashioned ones that you get at the ciders mills in the fall, either plain or dipped in cinammon-sugar.  Extra points if they're still warm. 

You've brought back a great memory from my college days (when I could eat anything I wanted and it had no affect on my hips  :-\). There was a lovely woman who ran a fresh donut stand in the student union.  She basically made old-fashioned donuts and then, while they were still hot, dipped just the tops with your choice of either chocolate, vanilla or strawberry frosting.  You could also choose chopped nuts or jimmies.   Hands-down the best donuts I've ever had, and she always had students lined up! 
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2009, 10:05:06 pm »
I may be adding the French Cruller tomorrow, but so far I have

Blueberry Cake - thanks Katherine!
Boston Kreme
Chocolate Frosted
Chocolate Glazed Cake
Glazed
Jelly Filled, rasperry or lemon
Powdered Cake (the white powdered sugar kind)
Other fancy pastries - I am addicted to croissants, though I don't favor the sweet ones - just butter croissants or Au Bon Pain has an amazing spinach croissant I get whenever I run across one
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2009, 10:08:20 pm »
Great idea, Lynne - now I'm craving a donut!  My favorite donuts are probably the old-fashioned ones that you get at the ciders mills in the fall, either plain or dipped in cinammon-sugar.  Extra points if they're still warm. 

You've brought back a great memory from my college days (when I could eat anything I wanted and it had no affect on my hips  :-\). There was a lovely woman who ran a fresh donut stand in the student union.  She basically made old-fashioned donuts and then, while they were still hot, dipped just the tops with your choice of either chocolate, vanilla or strawberry frosting.  You could also choose chopped nuts or jimmies.   Hands-down the best donuts I've ever had, and she always had students lined up!

Very neat observation, Marie, about them being terrific if they're still warm!  That's one of the 'selling-points' at Krispy Kreme is that they have a neon sign they turn on when the donuts are 'Hot and Fresh', meaning just out of the oven.

Thanks for sharing that story about your college days!  I'm loving the idea of the old-fashioned dipped donuts.  I'd wait in line for a chocolate-dipped donut, definitely.  I'm going to worry about hips in another week or two.   ;)
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2009, 10:13:07 pm »
I am not a fancy or a complicated person. I like the glazed donuts. The yeast ones. When I worked at Mr. Donut we called them "Honey Dipped".

My blood sugar went up 30 points just from reading this thread! :laugh:

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2009, 10:34:22 pm »
I am not a fancy or a complicated person. I like the glazed donuts. The yeast ones. When I worked at Mr. Donut we called them "Honey Dipped".

My blood sugar went up 30 points just from reading this thread! :laugh:



I put my glazed donuts at work in the microwave for five to ten seconds...single layer...

ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh they taste fresh made!!!

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #11 on: April 26, 2009, 11:41:18 pm »
Jam doughnut, pineapple doughnut or just the plain warm doughnuts rolled in cinamon and sugar.

And if I go to Krispy Kreme I just get the plain glazed doghnut.

Have always loved doughnuts, since I was a kid, and regularly buy the cinamon rolled doughnuts from the supermarket.

But......have never dunked a doughnut in coffee or tea or any other liquid.
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2009, 12:08:34 am »
Thanks for starting this poll, Lynne!

I realized when filling it out that I tend to prefer plainish donuts. That is, the aspect of something being a donut in and of itself supercedes the need for any need for further flavor embellishment -- with two important exceptions, blueberry and pumpkin.

In the spring/summer, I'll eat just about anything blueberry, and in the fall/winter, I'll eat anything pumpkin

Other than that, the less fussy stuff the better. No jimmies, no frosting -- especially no chocolate! even though in other contexts I love chocolate.l I did make an exception for Boston creme.


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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #13 on: April 27, 2009, 01:49:30 am »


I see three of my favorites right there!



I love the chocolate cake with (or without) frosting, the jelly (so basic, so uncomplicated, so satisfying ) and my favorite, chocolate frosting WITH 'sprinkles,' please! (Katherine, we New Yorkers no nothing about 'jimmies,' unless somebody wants to jimmy a locked door -  ::))




Uhm...how many hours until it opens? There's a DD on the corner of First Avenue and 56th Street....

(Has anyone tried the Hot (White) Chocolate on an especially cold day? Yum!)

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #14 on: April 27, 2009, 04:31:33 am »
I picked cinnamon, old fashioned cake, and glazed.  I love donuts...don't dunk them tho.  Not too many donut shops in Christchurch so don't get to try many kinds.  These are just ones I remember from my days in Calgary many years ago.  yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm....

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #15 on: April 27, 2009, 07:07:06 am »
I picked cinnamon, old fashioned cake, and glazed.  I love donuts...don't dunk them tho.  Not too many donut shops in Christchurch so don't get to try many kinds.  These are just ones I remember from my days in Calgary many years ago.  yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm....

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #16 on: April 27, 2009, 07:58:01 am »
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Paul's French cruller suggestion was super yummy!
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2009, 08:17:48 am »
I dont know if they have this over there......at a doughnut shop in town, they sell dougnuts in the shape of little balls, rolled in cinamon and sugar........they call them doughnut holes
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2009, 09:41:56 am »
I dont know if they have this over there......at a doughnut shop in town, they sell dougnuts in the shape of little balls, rolled in cinamon and sugar........they call them doughnut holes


We have them here, and they're called "Dunkin' Munchkins" when served at Dunkin Donuts.


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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #19 on: April 27, 2009, 09:42:40 am »
:laugh: :laugh:  I hear you.  I like some a little bit fancy, but I draw the line at jimmies or sprinkles!   ;)


well what's wrong with "jimmies' or "sprinkles"?


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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #20 on: April 27, 2009, 09:43:23 am »
(Has anyone tried the Hot (White) Chocolate on an especially cold day? Yum!)


Me!  it' sooooooo good!


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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #21 on: April 27, 2009, 11:57:41 am »
Katherine, we New Yorkers no nothing about 'jimmies,' unless somebody wants to jimmy a locked door -  ::))

I actually don't really call them jimmies, either. They're sprinkles or ... what about nonpareils? That's the weirdest name of all, and not just because it violates the "i before e" rule.

Though actually I think nonpareils are those crunchier round things:

Nonpareils
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Nonpareils are a decorative confection of tiny sugar balls, traditionally an opaque white but now available in myriad colors. They are better known as hundreds and thousands or sprinkles in many Western countries. Their origin is uncertain, but they may have evolved out of the pharmaceutical use of sugar, as they were a miniature version of comfits [1]. The French name has been interpreted to mean they were "without equal" for intricate decoration of cakes, desserts, and other sweets, and the elaborate pièces montées constructed as table ornaments [2].

An 18th century American recipe for a frosted wedding cake calls for nonpareils as decoration. By the early 19th century, colored nonpareils seem to have been available in the U.S. The popular cookbook author Eliza Leslie suggests the use of red and green nonpareils for decorating a Queen cake, but strongly suggests white nonpareils are most suitable for pink icing on a pound cake in her 1828 Seventy-five Receipts for Pastries, Cakes and Sweetmeats [3].

In 1844, Eleanor Parkinson, of a well-known Philadelphia family of professional confectioners, first published her book The Complete Confectioner[4], in which she described how to make nonpareils following her comfit-making procedure. It was not for the faint-hearted, as it involved multiple hot pots, hot syrup, a steady hand, and a good deal of patience.

Traditional nonpareils gave way for most purposes by the mid 20th century to "sprinkles" (known to many as "jimmies"), confections nearly as small but usually oblong rather than round and soft rather than brittle.
Like nonpareils, their function is more decorative than gustatory as their actual taste is indistinct, and the products they are applied to are usually themselves very high in sugar.




"Hundreds and thousands"?!




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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #22 on: April 27, 2009, 12:14:31 pm »
I actually don't really call them jimmies, either. They're sprinkles or ... what about nonpareils? That's the weirdest name of all, and not just because it violates the "i before e" rule.

There's no accounting for the French. ...

"Nonpareils" is what we always called little round pieces of chocolate, usually dark chocolate, about the size of a U.S. quarter, covered with white jimmies/sprinkles.

Grandma and Grandpa always had a covered glass bowl filled with them on an end table in the living room.  :)
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #23 on: April 27, 2009, 12:16:07 pm »



Don't forget the coffee to go with. I'd rather have Dunkin Donuts coffee than Starbucks any day.  :P

Except the Starbucks Christmas Blend. ...
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #24 on: April 27, 2009, 12:42:36 pm »
no donuts for me... they're made with wheat.
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #25 on: April 27, 2009, 12:49:49 pm »
Nonpareils can also be large enough to be individual candies (approximately of the same scale as Hersheys kisses or smaller like Snowcaps).  My Dad has told me that nonpareils were among his mother's favorite types of candies.  I never met her because she passed away when my Dad was 17.  But, I always think of this long lost grandma when I hear the term nonpareil.

He said that she used to keep bowls of nonpareils out in the house when he was growing up.

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I actually don't really call them jimmies, either. They're sprinkles or ... what about nonpareils? That's the weirdest name of all, and not just because it violates the "i before e" rule.

Though actually I think nonpareils are those crunchier round things:

Nonpareils
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nonpareils are a decorative confection of tiny sugar balls, traditionally an opaque white but now available in myriad colors. They are better known as hundreds and thousands or sprinkles in many Western countries. Their origin is uncertain, but they may have evolved out of the pharmaceutical use of sugar, as they were a miniature version of comfits [1]. The French name has been interpreted to mean they were "without equal" for intricate decoration of cakes, desserts, and other sweets, and the elaborate pièces montées constructed as table ornaments [2].

An 18th century American recipe for a frosted wedding cake calls for nonpareils as decoration. By the early 19th century, colored nonpareils seem to have been available in the U.S. The popular cookbook author Eliza Leslie suggests the use of red and green nonpareils for decorating a Queen cake, but strongly suggests white nonpareils are most suitable for pink icing on a pound cake in her 1828 Seventy-five Receipts for Pastries, Cakes and Sweetmeats [3].

In 1844, Eleanor Parkinson, of a well-known Philadelphia family of professional confectioners, first published her book The Complete Confectioner[4], in which she described how to make nonpareils following her comfit-making procedure. It was not for the faint-hearted, as it involved multiple hot pots, hot syrup, a steady hand, and a good deal of patience.

Traditional nonpareils gave way for most purposes by the mid 20th century to "sprinkles" (known to many as "jimmies"), confections nearly as small but usually oblong rather than round and soft rather than brittle.
Like nonpareils, their function is more decorative than gustatory as their actual taste is indistinct, and the products they are applied to are usually themselves very high in sugar.




"Hundreds and thousands"?!




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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #26 on: April 27, 2009, 01:50:44 pm »
That list doesn't seem to have what the shop near my office has been selling for some time as "Manager's Special." It's a doughnut filled with a sort of vanilla pudding (not the filling used in cream-filled or Boston cream doughnuts) and frosted with chocolate frosting sprinkled with sprinkles/jimmies. It's very yummy, and what I meant when I picked "Other" as one of my choices.
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #27 on: April 27, 2009, 02:24:17 pm »
That list doesn't seem to have what the shop near my office has been selling for some time as "Manager's Special." It's a doughnut filled with a sort of vanilla pudding (not the filling used in cream-filled or Boston cream doughnuts) and frosted with chocolate frosting sprinkled with sprinkles/jimmies. It's very yummy, and what I meant when I picked "Other" as one of my choices.

That's what I think of as a Boston cream, though maybe without the hundreds and thousands. The cream inside a Boston cream should be more like vanilla pudding or custard than whippped cream, IMO.


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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #28 on: April 27, 2009, 02:28:27 pm »
That's what I think of as a Boston cream, though maybe without the hundreds and thousands. The cream inside a Boston cream should be more like vanilla pudding or custard than whippped cream, IMO.



Yes, the filling in Boston cream should be like vanilla pudding, or vanilla pastry cream... essentially like a donut version of an eclair.

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #29 on: April 27, 2009, 02:30:11 pm »
yep, leave off the jimmies and that's a classic Boston Cream, which is sort of a scaled down version of the Boston Cream Pie.
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #30 on: April 27, 2009, 02:33:36 pm »
I don't mind sprinkles... or jimmies.  They add to the festive aspect of indulging in donuts sometimes for me.  Since they don't contribute much to the flavor (maybe a bit to the texture) I think they're all about "eating with your eyes" before you eat with your mouth.  They kind of scream "you're about to eat something fun!!!"

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #31 on: April 27, 2009, 02:34:08 pm »
That's what I think of as a Boston cream, though maybe without the hundreds and thousands. The cream inside a Boston cream should be more like vanilla pudding or custard than whippped cream, IMO.

Around here "Boston cream" usually has a sort of yellowish tint to it. The "Manager's Special" filling is more white, but it's definitely not whipped cream or the cream they usually put in "cream-filled doughnuts. By itself the "Manager's Special" filling is not particularly appetizing looking, but it has a pronounced vanilla flavor.
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #32 on: April 27, 2009, 02:35:14 pm »
I don't mind sprinkles... or jimmies.  They add to the festive aspect of indulging in donuts sometimes for me.  Since they don't contribute much to the flavor (maybe a bit to the texture) I think they're all about "eating with your eyes" before you eat with your mouth.  They kind of scream "you're about to eat something fun!!!"

 ;D ;D ;D



They make it more like a party.  ;D
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #33 on: April 27, 2009, 02:35:59 pm »
They make it more like a party.  ;D

Yes!!!  :D

They make a box of donuts look awfully pretty. :)

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #34 on: April 27, 2009, 02:40:21 pm »
Around here "Boston cream" usually has a sort of yellowish tint to it. The "Manager's Special" filling is more white, but it's definitely not whipped cream or the cream they usually put in "cream-filled doughnuts. By itself the "Manager's Special" filling is not particularly appetizing looking, but it has a pronounced vanilla flavor.

we might possibly call it "New-Variant Boston Cream with Jimmies"

I personally can't stand those tiny little candy spheres that make up non-pareils.  They're not exactly edible, and they make my teeth hurt, they're so sweet.
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #35 on: April 27, 2009, 02:50:30 pm »
I personally can't stand those tiny little candy spheres that make up non-pareils.  They're not exactly edible, and they make my teeth hurt, they're so sweet.

I like those on sugar cookies.


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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #36 on: April 27, 2009, 03:14:03 pm »
I like those on sugar cookies.



I like them too, but they are messy. They are always falling off and then rolling around on the floor. But they sure are good!

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #37 on: April 27, 2009, 05:48:09 pm »
I like them too, but they are messy. They are always falling off and then rolling around on the floor. But they sure are good!

The solution to that is to embed them in frosting.


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« Reply #38 on: April 27, 2009, 06:34:48 pm »
Tell you what. Aren't non-pareils spherical and jimmies usually oblong?  ???
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« Reply #39 on: April 27, 2009, 07:14:44 pm »
Tell you what. Aren't non-pareils spherical and jimmies usually oblong?  ???



You are correct.  Nonpareils look like this.







and these are "sprinkles" or "jimmies".




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« Reply #40 on: April 27, 2009, 08:42:04 pm »
We call the multi coloured sprinkles......hundreds and thousands (dont know why)

A favourite food at kid's birthday parties here, is bread and butter cut in triangles, sprinkled with hundreds and thousands.......the kids love em and they look pretty on the party table.
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« Reply #41 on: April 27, 2009, 08:57:31 pm »


An 18th century American recipe for a frosted wedding cake calls for nonpareils as decoration. By the early 19th century, colored nonpareils seem to have been available in the U.S. The popular cookbook author Eliza Leslie suggests the use of red and green nonpareils for decorating a Queen cake, but strongly suggests white nonpareils are most suitable for pink icing on a pound cake in her 1828 Seventy-five Receipts for Pastries, Cakes and Sweetmeats [3].



I love the old-fashioned use for the name Receipts for 'receipes.' (And look--'i before e except' you-know-what!)



In 1844, Eleanor Parkinson, of a well-known Philadelphia family of professional confectioners, first published her book The Complete Confectioner[4], in which she described how to make nonpareils following her comfit-making procedure. It was not for the faint-hearted, as it involved multiple hot pots, hot syrup, a steady hand, and a good deal of patience.



Eleanor Parkinson (and Eliza Leslie), we salute you!



"Hundreds and thousands"?!



BritSpeak! (StrineSpeak too, it seems!)




You are correct.  Nonpareils look like this.


and these are "sprinkles" or "jimmies".




Jeff and Chuck, you are absolutely correct, but look--



This is a photo from a British site--the title says "Pink Cupcake With Hundreds And Thousands"





Hmmm. Is that a cupcake, or is it--(blush)--









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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #42 on: April 27, 2009, 09:18:15 pm »
I am partial to silver dragees, meself.

Imagine the very idea of restricting sales of dragees!!

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #43 on: April 27, 2009, 09:22:20 pm »
I am partial to silver dragees, meself.

You must have tough teeth!

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #44 on: April 27, 2009, 09:23:20 pm »
I am partial to silver dragees, meself.


You must have tough teeth!

 ;D


Ummm...you're NOT supposed to eat those.


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« Reply #45 on: April 27, 2009, 09:31:35 pm »
The solution to that is to embed them in frosting.




What is the code to use for embedding them?

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« Reply #46 on: April 27, 2009, 09:32:12 pm »
A dragée (pronounced [dræˈʒeɪ] dra-ZHAY, from Greek tragêmata "sweets, treats") is a form of confectionery that can be used for decorative or symbolic purposes in addition to consumption.

A classic, popular version of dragée are whole almonds coated with a sugar shell in various colors.


A third form of dragée is a much smaller, pure sugar ball, usually with a metallic coating, made to resemble a ball bearing. These dragées are produced in various sizes, but tend toward slightly larger than a nonpareil and slightly smaller than a small pearl. In fact, one of the more recent developments in the finish of dragées has been the creation of fairly realistic edible pearls, which are used primarily in the decoration of cookies, cakes, and other forms of bakery. Silver dragées, now augmented by ones with gold and copper finishes, have long been used for both wedding and holiday food decoration.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers the metallic-finish dragées to be inedible. Early in the 20th century, the silver finish may have contained mercury (it does not now). The sale of these dragées was banned for some time. Although the metallic-finish dragées can be purchased in 49 U.S. states, they are no longer sold in California due to a 2003 lawsuit against several sellers. Now, these dragées are sold with a notice that they are for decorative purposes only.



I'm searching for a pic of the box, but can't.  On the box, it says "non edible".


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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #47 on: April 27, 2009, 09:40:26 pm »

What is the code to use for embedding them?

Good question! Is it [sprinkles][/sprinkles] or [jimmies][/jimmies] or [hundreds and thousands][/hundreds and thousands]?


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« Reply #48 on: April 27, 2009, 09:47:13 pm »
What I usually do, if I am eating cake which has those little silver balls embedded in the icing or cream, is just to swallow them with the icing or cream....just as I do if there are hundreds and thousands....we dont chew them so why should we chew the little silver balls.

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« Reply #49 on: April 27, 2009, 10:17:22 pm »
This has turned into such a fun thread!  Thanks everyone!

When guests would come, my great-aunt by marriage always put out nonpareils and candied almonds in pretty china dishes.   :)
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« Reply #50 on: April 27, 2009, 11:29:04 pm »
This has turned into such a fun thread!  Thanks everyone!

When everywhere else we turn there's swine flu and unemployment and worldwide economic collapse, it's nice to come here and talk about donuts and their colorful sugary toppings.



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« Reply #51 on: April 27, 2009, 11:37:38 pm »

Who wants donuts?


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« Reply #52 on: April 27, 2009, 11:40:06 pm »
When everywhere else we turn there's swine flu and unemployment and worldwide economic collapse, it's nice to come here and talk about donuts and their colorful sugary toppings.

Sure enough, Katherine!  Let's think up some other fun threads..have we had one about fave cuisines?  I had pollo en mole for dinner tonight, so that's where my mind is.

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #53 on: April 27, 2009, 11:43:13 pm »

Who wants donuts?


Great pic, Elle, but what in the world is that in his left hand?!  I'm really hoping it's a portable coffee urn, but it reminds me of the boxes that contains inexpensive wine.  I sure hope not, because, although I like my whine as much as the next person, you won't catch me eating donuts and drinking bad wine.  (God, at least I hope not!  But now that I've said it, it's bound to happen, hunh?!)

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« Reply #54 on: April 27, 2009, 11:43:39 pm »
It's actually amazing how many food and drink threads and polls there are at BetterMost.
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« Reply #55 on: April 27, 2009, 11:46:30 pm »
Great pic, Elle, but what in the world is that in his left hand?!  I'm really hoping it's a portable coffee urn, but it reminds me of the boxes that contains inexpensive wine.  I sure hope not, because, although I like my whine as much as the next person, you won't catch me eating donuts and drinking bad wine.  (God, at least I hope not!  But now that I've said it, it's bound to happen, hunh?!)

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« Reply #56 on: April 28, 2009, 12:46:59 am »
I think it is a portable coffee box. :)

Take a look at the front of it. I think I see little coffee cups on it.
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« Reply #57 on: April 28, 2009, 08:25:04 am »
I am partial to silver dragees, meself.


Silver Dragees? Is she a drag queen?  ???
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« Reply #58 on: April 28, 2009, 08:27:26 am »
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« Reply #59 on: April 28, 2009, 12:53:18 pm »
When I worked at Mr. Donut, we sold something called Vanilla Angels and Chocolate Angels. They were basically jelly donuts, except instead of the jelly they were filled with a type of cream which was a cross between whip cream and icing. It was very light and fluffy.... and SWEET! We filled the angels by hand and we topped them off with a little blob of icing that looked like a crown.

Those angels were really good.
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #60 on: April 28, 2009, 01:18:32 pm »
This is a great thread! 

A few random thoughts:



Mister Donut was my first experience with the confection, always after Sunday morning Mass.  I developed my love for the very decadent chocolate donut. 

Alas, they no longer exist out here.  Dunkin' Donuts has taken over.

vs.

The DD flat box is a great innovation:  less squishing and less co-mingling of glazes.



The French cruller is probably my favorite. It's French in that it's like a pate-a-choux, similar to éclair dough, light and airy and rich at the same time.  It is the most labor-intensive donut to make.  However, it is also low in calories:  150 vs. around 300 for an average cake donut. 

The sugar raised donut is another favorite.  Couldn't find a picture.  It is raised with yeast, and thus is airy and light. 

When I worked in a grocery store as a kid, they made their own donuts.  Simple, plain or old-fashioned donuts, fried in lard.  They came out warm and crunchy .  Major yum.  I think most donuts were traditionally fried in lard, as it was cheap, and could take a very high temperature. 

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #61 on: April 28, 2009, 06:43:06 pm »
I haven't met a donut yet that I haven't liked!  I picked Bavarian cream, Boston cream, chocolate frosted, maple frosted and vanilla cream filled.  I rarely eat donuts though - a couple times a year maybe, but I do love them!

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« Reply #62 on: April 29, 2009, 08:55:36 am »
Mister Donut was my first experience with the confection, always after Sunday morning Mass.  I developed my love for the very decadent chocolate donut.

Alas, they no longer exist out here.  Dunkin' Donuts has taken over.

We had Mister Donuts down here, too. They were quickly overwhelmed by Dunkin Donuts. 

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The DD flat box is a great innovation:  less squishing and less co-mingling of glazes.

With this I must unfortunately disagree. I find it much more difficult to "manage" when I want to take doughnuts to the office for my team, and I have to manage the doughnuts along with backpack, lunch bag, umbrella, etc. The "flat box" ends up in a bag on its end instead of flat. Doesn't do the doughnuts any good.  :(

Plus, they were just copying Krispy Kreme anyway. ...  ;D
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« Reply #63 on: April 29, 2009, 08:56:37 am »
I haven't met a donut yet that I haven't liked!

When you get right down to it, that about says it all!  ;D
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« Reply #64 on: April 29, 2009, 11:01:23 am »
I haven't voted because I have no idea what 80% of the stuff is. Here we have chocolate covered donuts, sometimes donuts with white icing on top or those with powedered sugar. That's about it.

We have also a pastry that looks like some of the donuts in Paul's pics; the ones without hole. I guess they're the filled ones. Here they are called Berliner and are filled with red jam (raspberry mostly). But sometimes you get them filled with vanilla pudding or advocaat creme.
This is how they look like:





This thread isnpired me to check for a Dunkin Donuts shop in NYC :laugh:. There is one directly on my way from the hotel to the nearest subway station! You bet I'll go there and have a try at their stuff.


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« Reply #65 on: April 29, 2009, 11:34:43 am »

We have also a pastry that looks like some of the donuts in Paul's pics; the ones without hole. I guess they're the filled ones. Here they are called Berliner and are filled with red jam (raspberry mostly). But sometimes you get them filled with vanilla pudding or advocaat creme.
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« Reply #66 on: April 29, 2009, 11:59:50 am »
"Ich bin ein Berliner."

John F. Kennedy, 1963

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This totally changes my understanding of that historic moment.




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« Reply #67 on: April 29, 2009, 12:03:08 pm »
From Wiki:

Jelly doughnut urban legend
 
According to an urban legend, Kennedy allegedly made an embarrassing grammatical error by saying "Ich bin ein Berliner," referring to himself not as a citizen of Berlin, but as a common pastry.

Kennedy should have said "Ich bin Berliner" to mean "I am a person from Berlin." By adding the indefinite article ein, his statement implied he was a non-human Berliner, thus "I am a jelly doughnut".

The legend seems [to stem] from a play on words with Berliner, the name of a doughnut variant filled with jam or plum sauce that is thought to have originated in Berlin. It is not widely known among Germans, who consider Kennedy's speech a landmark in the country's postwar history.[3]

In fact, Kennedy's statement is both grammatically correct[4] and perfectly idiomatic, and would not be misunderstood in context. The indefinite article ein can be and often is omitted when speaking of an individual's profession or residence but is necessary when speaking in a figurative sense as Kennedy did. Since the president was not literally from Berlin but only declaring his solidarity with its citizens, "Ich bin Berliner" would not have been correct.[5]

The origins of the legend are obscure. The Len Deighton spy novel Berlin Game, published in 1983, contains the following passage, spoken by narrator Bernard Samson:

'Ich bin ein Berliner,' I said. It was a joke. A Berliner is a doughnut. The day after President Kennedy made his famous proclamation, Berlin cartoonists had a field day with talking doughnuts.[6]

The New York Times review of Deighton's novel added the detail that Kennedy's audience found his remark funny:

Here is where President Kennedy announced, Ich bin ein Berliner, and thereby amused the city's populace because in the local parlance a Berliner is a doughnut.[7]

In 1988 William J. Miller wrote in an April 30 New York Times article:

It's worth recalling, again, President John F. Kennedy's use of a German phrase while standing before the Berlin Wall. It would be great, his wordsmiths thought, for him to declare himself a symbolic citizen of Berlin. Hence, Ich bin ein Berliner. What they did not know, but could easily have found out, was that such citizens never refer to themselves as "Berliners." They reserve that term for a favorite confection often munched at breakfast. So, while they understood and appreciated the sentiments behind the President's impassioned declaration, the residents tittered among themselves when he exclaimed, literally, "I am a jelly-filled doughnut."[8]

In fact, the opposite is true: The citizens of Berlin do refer to themselves as Berliner; what they do not refer to as Berliner are jelly doughnuts. While these are known as "Berliner" in other areas of Germany, they are simply called Pfannkuchen (pancakes) in and around Berlin.[9] Thus the merely theoretical ambiguity went unnoticed by Kennedy's audience, as it did in Germany at large. In sum, "Ich bin ein Berliner" was the appropriate way to express in German what Kennedy meant to say.[10]

Although it is false, the legend has since been repeated by reputable media, such as the BBC (by Alistair Cooke in his Letter from America program),[11] The Guardian,[12] MSNBC,[13] CNN,[14] Time magazine,[15] The New York Times,[16] in several books about Germany written by English-speaking authors, including Norman Davies[17] and Kenneth C. Davis,[18] and is even mentioned in a stand-up show by Eddie Izzard.

As for the creation of the speech, it had been reviewed by journalist Robert Lochner, who was educated in Germany, and had been practiced several times in front of numerous Germans, including Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt. The many video and audio recordings of the event show only enthusiastic applause following the statement; the only laughter occurred later, when Kennedy jokingly thanked his translator for his translation of Kennedy's German sentence into German.



John F. Kennedy's phonetic transcription of the German and Latin phrases in the Ich bin ein Berliner speech, West Berlin, 1963.During the speech Kennedy used the phrase twice, ending his speech on it. However, Kennedy did pronounce the sentence with his Boston accent, reading from his note "ish bin ein Bearleener," which he had written out in English phonetics.

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« Reply #68 on: April 29, 2009, 12:07:26 pm »
President Kennedy said this in 1963.  When I was a child, my German relatives used to love to tell this story.  (They loved President Kennedy, so it was a warm-hearted tease.)  



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« Reply #69 on: April 29, 2009, 12:08:02 pm »
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« Reply #70 on: April 29, 2009, 12:09:19 pm »
Well, now I'm completely confused.

Meanwhile, what I've always thought about that speech was that Kennedy mispronounced "ich." Isn't it more like "ick" than "ish"?


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« Reply #71 on: April 29, 2009, 12:15:58 pm »
Well, now I'm completely confused.

Meanwhile, what I've always thought about that speech was that Kennedy mispronounced "ich." Isn't it more like "ick" than "ish"?



Chrissi, help!

I've never really studied German, but I believe the "ch" sound is somewhere between "ck" and "sh" and difficult for Americans to properly pronounce, especially those of us from Boston. :)

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« Reply #72 on: April 29, 2009, 12:52:52 pm »
Chrissi, help!

I've never really studied German, but I believe the "ch" sound is somewhere between "ck" and "sh" and difficult for Americans to properly pronounce, especially those of us from Boston. :)

But not for those of us from Pennsylvania.  ;D

According to the three German teachers I've had, two of whom were native speakers, "ish" is not correct. Pronounced correctly, it comes out sounding a bit like you're about to hack and spit.  ;D  In my classes we were taught to pronounce it like the "ch" in challa. (Remember, Yiddish is derived from Middle High German.)

But perhaps there is a dialect region where they pronounce it "ish."  :-\

And all my teachers insisted that Kennedy said, "I am a jelly doughtnut."  ;D
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #73 on: April 29, 2009, 01:00:48 pm »

According to the three German teachers I've had, two of whom were native speakers, "ish" is not correct. Pronounced correctly, it comes out sounding a bit like you're about to hack and spit.  ;D  In my classes we were taught to pronounce it like the "ch" in challa. (Remember, Yiddish is derived from Middle High German.)


Just using my "ear", the German "ch", sounds like it comes from the palate and seems softer than the Yiddish "ch", which sounds more guttural, the "pharyngealated fricative".

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« Reply #74 on: April 29, 2009, 01:17:45 pm »
I had a year of German in high school, where we were taught to pronounce it so that it sort of rhymes with "yecchhh" (currently on view in the boxed-wine thread) or "blecchhh."


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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #75 on: April 29, 2009, 01:30:38 pm »
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In fact, Kennedy's statement is both grammatically correct[4] and perfectly idiomatic, and would not be misunderstood in context. The indefinite article ein can be and often is omitted when speaking of an individual's profession or residence but is necessary when speaking in a figurative sense as Kennedy did. Since the president was not literally from Berlin but only declaring his solidarity with its citizens, "Ich bin Berliner" would not have been correct.


This is correct. "Ich bin Berliner" would not have been correct in this context, since it wasn't meant literally (obviously), but in a figurative way.


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In fact, the opposite is true: The citizens of Berlin do refer to themselves as Berliner; what they do not refer to as Berliner are jelly doughnuts. While these are known as "Berliner" in other areas of Germany, they are simply called Pfannkuchen (pancakes) in and around Berlin.[9] Thus the merely theoretical ambiguity went unnoticed by Kennedy's audience, as it did in Germany at large. In sum, "Ich bin ein Berliner" was the appropriate way to express in German what Kennedy meant to say.[10]

This is also correct: the citizens of Berlin refer to themselves as "Berliner", but they refer to the pastry as "Pfannkuchen" (pankake).

In the rest of Germany, a Pfannkuchen is something very different (a pancake is for us the same thing as it is for you), and the jelly-filled pastry is called a "Berliner", like I already said. Citizens from Berlin are also referred to as "Berliner".

It depends on the context which "Berliner" is meant. Hence, for the Kennedy-story, both things mentioned are correct: nobody was confused about which "Berliner" Kennedy meant, everybody understood the context.
But at the same time, it really IS funny for us, and it evokes thoughts of the pastry.

So many years have gone by, I wasn't even born in 1963, but I sometimes say "Ich bin ein Berliner" with Kennedy's pronounciation, when eating a Berliner (the pastry of course ;)).

It goes even further: in German, we have also:

- Frankfurter (from Frankfurt)
- Hamburger (from Hamburg)
- Amerikaner (from the US)
- Wiener (from Wien=Vienna)

All those things refer to people coming from the respective city (or country) - but at the same time are names of food.
So, when I'm in a good mood, I can bite into a hamburger and declare with Kennedy-pronounciation: "Ich bin ein Hamburger." Everybody will understand the reference and laugh. I can even say "Ich bin ein Berliner" while biting into a Hamburger/Amerikaner/etc.

(And then there are "Pariser" (from Paris). A Pariser is a - wait for it - a condom! Yep! :laugh:)

So the Kennedy dictum is very, very famous. And funny.


I'll get back at you later with the "Ich".


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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #76 on: April 29, 2009, 02:00:30 pm »
Thanks, Chrissi.  Meanwhile, ich bin ein Amerikaner.


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« Reply #77 on: April 29, 2009, 02:13:23 pm »
Thanks, Chrissi.  Meanwhile, ich bin ein Amerikaner.



Absolutely correct! :laugh:


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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #78 on: April 29, 2009, 02:26:29 pm »
I only picked one, Glazed, and it was a favorite by most.   I dont eat donuts much.

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #79 on: April 29, 2009, 02:42:57 pm »
I had a year of German in high school, where we were taught to pronounce it so that it sort of rhymes with "yecchhh" (currently on view in the boxed-wine thread) or "blecchhh."

That "sounds" about right to me.
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #80 on: April 29, 2009, 02:44:50 pm »
I haven´t tried too many donuts, so I voted for the one I thought sounded the most tasty; Maple frosted.
mmm sounds yummy

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #81 on: April 29, 2009, 02:56:17 pm »
About the -ch sound:

We have three different sounds for the "ch".

1) if it is at the beginning of a word and followed by a consonant (like in Chrissi), it is spoken like a k respectively c : cat, kitchen, Christ - all the same sound.

2) following an "i" or "e", like in "ich" or "sich" or "Milch": it's a sound similar to a hissing cat.

3) following an a, u or o, it's a different sound: "Bach", "Buch", "doch". This one sounds a bit as if you had a frog in your throat and try to bring it up (sorry, it's the best comparison I can think of).


For those who want to know it really exaclty, go to the following link. It's an online dictionary. Type one of the example words I used, click go, and then click on the small loudspeaker sign next to the word in the results list. Then you can hear the pronounciation of the word (and the different ch sounds). http://dict.leo.org/


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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #82 on: April 29, 2009, 03:12:23 pm »
Chrissi, I would love to hear you say "Ich bin ein Berliner" with a Boston accent!! Maybe you could get Anke to record it! Wish she could join you all in New York as she did when I was there, but I'm sure she's busy with her new little one.
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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #83 on: April 29, 2009, 08:57:17 pm »
About the -ch sound:

We have three different sounds for the "ch".

1) if it is at the beginning of a word and followed by a consonant (like in Chrissi), it is spoken like a k respectively c : cat, kitchen, Christ - all the same sound.

2) following an "i" or "e", like in "ich" or "sich" or "Milch": it's a sound similar to a hissing cat.

3) following an a, u or o, it's a different sound: "Bach", "Buch", "doch". This one sounds a bit as if you had a frog in your throat and try to bring it up (sorry, it's the best comparison I can think of).


Thanks, Chrissi, that's very clear.  I didn't know about the following-the-vowel rule, but it makes sense.  I love the "hissing cat" analogy. 

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #84 on: April 29, 2009, 10:06:15 pm »

   Crispie Creme......   whipped cream filled glazed    .................................Kelsey


   Crispie Creme......   chocolate 1/2 covered glazed     ...................................Janice



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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #85 on: April 30, 2009, 02:51:37 am »
But one would never make the cchhhh sound about donuts.

Okay, how about this?  The etymology of 'doughnuts.'  Why '-nuts?'

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #86 on: December 31, 2011, 06:33:25 pm »
Okay, how about this?  The etymology of 'doughnuts.'  Why '-nuts?'

Bumping this delicious thread with an answer from wiki:

Etymology

The earliest known recorded usage of the term dates to an 1808 short story[5] describing a spread of "fire-cakes and dough-nuts." Washington Irving's reference to "doughnuts" in 1809 in his History of New York is more commonly cited as the first written recording of the term. Irving described "balls of sweetened dough, fried in hog's fat, and called doughnuts, or olykoeks."[6] These "nuts" of fried dough might now be called doughnut holes. Doughnut is the more traditional spelling, and still dominates outside the US. At present, doughnut and the shortened form donut are both pervasive in American English. The first known printed use of donut was in Peck's Bad Boy and his Pa by George W. Peck, published in 1900, in which a character is quoted as saying, "Pa said he guessed he hadn't got much appetite, and he would just drink a cup of coffee and eat a donut."[7] The donut spelling also showed up in a Los Angeles Times article dated August 10, 1929 in which Bailey Millard jokingly complains about the decline of spelling, and that he "can't swallow the 'wel-dun donut' nor the ever so 'gud bred'. The interchangeability of the two spellings can be found in a series of "National Donut Week" articles in The New York Times that covered the 1939 World's Fair. In four articles beginning October 9, two mention the donut spelling. Dunkin' Donuts, which was founded in 1948 under the name Open Kettle (Quincy, Massachusetts), is the oldest surviving company to use the donut variation, but the defunct Mayflower Donut Corporation is the first company to use that spelling, prior to World War II.

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #87 on: December 31, 2011, 06:54:47 pm »
how about a red velvet doughnut?





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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #88 on: December 31, 2011, 07:23:49 pm »
that looks like it's been rolled around in red velvet dust.

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Re: Pick Your Favorite Donuts
« Reply #89 on: December 31, 2011, 08:05:05 pm »
Having a Homer Simpson....oooohhhh donuts.....moment  8)

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