Video of my talk: From Glazed to Gourmet: Donut Shops in NC

Here’s a link to the talk I gave at the Durham County Library in November 2014. Learn about North Carolina’s rich donut past, as I trace our state’s contributions to donut history from Krispy Kreme through new gourmet shops like Monuts and Rise.

The Herald Sun also wrote an article about this talk.


My Donut Projects Make the Front Page!


I love that I live in a city where my donut projects can make the front page!
Read “Durham Doughnut ambassador seeks to reconnect readers with sweet memories” here.
Thanks to The Herald-Sun.

Doughnuts: Where the Locals Go

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Bakeries are an elusive spot for doughnuts; some make them, others don’t. My latest post for Our State Eats covers three North Carolina bakeries that make delicious doughnuts: Saxapahaw Bakehouse, Guglhupf, and Tasty Bakery.

Donuts: The Next State Symbol?

Krispy Kreme Historic plaque at 75th anniversary celebration Photo by Julie Thomson
I’ve started blogging about donuts for Our State magazine’s new food blog Our State Eats.

Check out my latest post about North Carolina’s rich donut past and make a case for the donut being our offical state dessert.

My first post was about the innovative flavors Rise and Monuts, two new donut shops in Durham, are creating. Read it here. Stay tuned for more posts in upcoming months!