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See the full gallery on Posterous When we did a show on Onion Rings in September, Mark and I agreed that most onion rings have too much batter, and that the best onion rings have only a light coating that

http://culture.wnyc.org/media/audioplayer/red_progress_player_no_pop.swf The food most commonly associated with Hanukkah in the U.S. is potato pancakes (or latkes), but in Israel they tend to favor donuts. The common thread? Oil, which is central to the story of Hanukkah. Today we joined host Amy Eddings on

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Mississippi Republican Governor Haley Barbour now says he won't be running for president. The New York Times says a donut tipped his hand long before his official announcement Monday: There were clues to those who had watched him closely in recent

Daria Batzner is the newest President of The Sporkful Junior Eater's Society, thanks to the artistic riposte seen here. She took issue with Mark's anti-sprinkle stance in our Donuts show. For her efforts, Daria will receive

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Here's an outtake that just missed the cut on our Donuts Pt. 2 Episode. Dan ponders the wisdom of using donuts as burger buns, while Mark recalls the heaping boldness of http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HffOj--p9bU

Our previous donut episode dealt with shape, composition and dunking, but that's just the beginning. This time we'll talk flavors, fillings, Dunkin' Donuts v. Krispy Kreme. Plus we got a lot of great comments from you that we discuss. Speaking

Sam in Oklahoma says the recent donut episode highlighted an ongoing quarrel in his family. He also says we didn't make a rigorous enough case for the yeast donut: The donut episode (which is presently in my

In Donuts Pt. 1, I expressed the belief that the term "doughnut" derives from the fact that a doughnut is shaped like a round nut (as in nuts and bolts) made of dough. Then we got this email from Charles: I