Mmm. My mother used to make doughnuts once in a …

Comment on Deep-Fried Buttermilk Doughnut Holes with Cinnamon and Sugar by Elsa.

Mmm. My mother used to make doughnuts once in a while, and I remember them fondly. I keep telling myself I’ll make ’em someday, but it’s too much trouble for just a few doughnuts or too many doughnuts for a just few people!

I’ve been thinking about having a Doughnut Party one of these days: invite a bunch of friends and serve just coffee, tea, juice, and two or three kinds of homemade doughnuts. Now that you’ve upped the ante by suggesting BUTTERMILK doughnuts… well, this is promising.

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Malcolm Bedell is co-author of the critically acclaimed "Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road," as well as the junk food blog "Spork & Barrel," and "Brocavore," a blog about food trucks and street food culture. His contributions include Serious Eats, Down East, Eat Rockland, L.A. Weekly, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post and his food truck, "'Wich, Please," was named "Hottest Restaurant in Maine" for 2015 by Eater. Finally, he finds it very silly to be trying to write this in the third person.