Of all the treats that appear in the Harry Potter universe, none look more enticing than Butterbeer. A drink the color of clarified butter, possibly alcoholic, and topped with creamy foam, butterbeer is essentially liquid gold.
You can never go wrong with a fresh doughnut, served straight out of the fryer or still warm with glaze. But sometimes, you've got to plan ahead and pick up a box of doughnuts the day before an event, so your guests (or, let's be real, you) can enjoy these baked goods bright and early. Or maybe you've somehow been left with a box of leftover doughnuts from the office.
A couple weekends ago, my boyfriend Greg and I embarked on an end-of-summer road trip through New England, courtesy of Chevrolet. We started in New York and spent a night in both Boston and Portland, and then hightailed it back home before the work week.
Fall is coming, whether you like it or not. There’s nothing technically wrong with fall. It’s honestly warmer than most of spring and I know I appreciate an end to the constant sweat-wiping that comes with having a body in a New York City summer. But there’s no denying that a coming fall means the impending doom of winter is near, and I imagine many of you are with me in feeling a bit meh. It’s in these moments (meh-ments?) that I deploy applesauce doughnuts.