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August 13, 2022 - INTERNATIONAL LEFT HANDERS DAY - NATIONAL PROSECCO DAY – NATIONAL BOWLING DAY – NATIONAL FILET MIGNON DAY – NATIONAL GARAGE SALE DAY

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AUGUST 13, 2022 | INTERNATIONAL LEFT HANDERS DAY | NATIONAL PROSECCO DAY | NATIONAL BOWLING DAY | NATIONAL FILET MIGNON DAY | NATIONAL GARAGE SALE DAY

International Left Handers Day | August 13

INTERNATIONAL LEFT HANDERS DAY | AUGUST 11

International Left Handers Day on August 13th recognizes all those individuals who have mastered using their left hand in a right-handed world. We take our hats off to you – left-handed! Read more…

National Prosecco Day | August 13

NATIONAL PROSECCO DAY | AUGUST 13

National Prosecco Day on August 13th represents a time to raise a toast to the remaining days of the season. As we bask in the warmth of the resounding rays of summer, the day encourages people across the US to embrace life’s everyday celebrations. Read more…

National Bowling Day | Second Saturday in August

NATIONAL BOWLING DAY | SECOND SATURDAY IN AUGUST

On the second Saturday in August, National Bowling Day encourages everyone to set up the pins. Now go throw strikes! Read more…

National Filet Mignon Day | August 13

NATIONAL FILET MIGNON DAY | AUGUST 13

National Filet Mignon Day on August 13th celebrates a specialty cut of beef. Usually, from a steer or heifer, a filet mignon is a steak taken from the smaller end of the tenderloin of the beef carcass. Read more…

National Garage Sale Day | Second Saturday in August

NATIONAL GARAGE SALE DAY | SECOND SATURDAY IN AUGUST

National Garage Sale Day on the second Saturday in August recognizes the perfect time to sell our good but used items. Set up the tables and price your things. Or, head out around the neighborhood looking for great deals. Read more…


On Deck for August 14, 2022

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Recipe of the Day

Delicious Glazed Donuts

Delicious Glazed Donuts
Prep Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total: 2 hours
Servings: 18 donuts

Ingredients

Dough

1 packet active dry yeast
1/4 cup lukewarm water
1 1/2 cups warm milk
1/3 cup granulated sugar
3 large eggs, room temperature
5-5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
Shortening for frying

Glaze

3 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3-5 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

In a large mixing bowl, dissolve the yeast and sugar in warm water. When bubbles begin to form in the yeast mixture, stir in the milk and eggs. Cut the butter into the mixture. Gradually add flour and salt, scraping sides as you stir. When a dough forms, turn the dough onto a floured surface. If the dough is sticky, add a little more flour, but not too much or donuts will be tough. Knead the dough until it becomes smooth. Form a ball and place it in a greased bowl. Cover and place in a warm place to let the dough rise.

When the dough is double in size, turn out onto a floured surface and knead. Divide dough in half and cover. Allow to rest 10-15 minutes.

In a small bowl, mix glaze ingredients. Add enough milk to create a thin, pourable glaze.

Line a baking sheet with parchment.

Turn one half the dough onto a floured surface and roll the dough into about 1/2 inch thickness. Dust donut cutter with flour and cut out donuts. Place on baking sheet. Cover and allow the donuts to rise until doubled in size.

Set a cooling rack on a baking sheet. Heat cooking oil in a deep-fryer or large pot to 350-375°F.

Drop donuts into the hot oil, 1-2 minutes per side. Using a slotted spoon, remove doughnuts and place them on the cooling rack.

Drizzle glaze over the tops of the doughnuts while the donuts are warm but slightly cooled.

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