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The Donut Book

Sally Levitt Steinberg


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Ooey, gooey, sticky, and sweet, nothing is as irresistible as a freshly made donut. Sally Levitt Steinberg, a descendant of donut royalty, reveals the delicious history of these tasty treats with charming humor and nostalgia. Learn about famous donut makers and their creations, the secret of the hole, why donuts and coffee are made for each other, and much more. With 29 recipes to try at home and plenty of mouthwatering pictures, this fun tour of all things donut is a sweet indulgence. 

Praise For The Donut Book

"It's chock-full of yummy colour photos, technical diagrams, historical lore, arcane trivia and cultural study around this humble—nay, mighty—snack." -National Post (Toronto)


"What we have in this book is a complete doughnut history." -Buffalo News


"...lavishly illustrated with colorful graphics, mouthwatering photography and vintage donut art." -Trailer Life


" engaging and nostalgic trip through every tasty facet of donut-ology..."

-Supermarket Gourmet


“…an engaging celebration of America’s favorite sugar-packed culinary delight.”

–Food & Life Arizona

Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781580175487, 192pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

About the Author

Dubbed the "Donut Princess" by The Washington Post, Sally Levitt Steinberg has published articles in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe. She was featured in the Travel Channel's documentary Donut Crazy. Steinberg lives in Manhattan.