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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Why It Is so Hard to Find a Good Doughnut

A good doughnut is hard to find. In the majority of cities around the country, there are bakeries. And just about every one of these bakeries sells doughnuts. Unfortunately, not all of them sell a good doughnut. In part this is because what makes a doughnut good varies from person to person. For some people, a good doughnut is one that has a nice crisp exterior, along with a doughy interior. Others like a good doughnut because it is firm and has a chewy texture.

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Then, of course, what makes a doughnut good is going to vary depending on the type of doughnut a person is talking about. One would not expect a glazed doughnut to have the same characteristics as a Bismarck. Both of them are going to have features that could make them good. For example, if a person is eating a glazed doughnut, when they bite into it, they want to glaze to be crisp. A good glazed doughnut will have glaze that is thick enough that it will start to fracture as a person bites into it. However, the glaze will not to be so thick that it makes it difficult to bite. A good glazed doughnut will use the glaze as a way to accent the flavor of the doughnut underneath. However, the sugar and other ingredients used in the glaze should not be so overwhelming that they distract from the actual taste of the doughnut itself.

However, when a person is eating a Bismarck that is filled with raspberry, lemon, or Bavarian cream, there are other factors that determine whether or not the doughnut is good. Obviously, the biggest factor is the filling. The filling should have a strong enough flavor that it contrasts with the dough around it. However, the flavor of the filling, especially in the case of a lemon doughnut, should not be so strong that it overpowers the sweetness of the doughnut that surrounds it. A person does not want to walk away from eating a lemon Bismarck puckering their lips because it was just so sour.

There’s something that is exciting about seeing a baker roll out trays of doughnuts. As one hears the sound of the bakery casters clinking against the floor, and they smell the aroma of the freshly baked doughnuts, they know that they are in for a treat. When people find a doughnut shop in their area that makes doughnuts they love, they will loyally only buy doughnuts from that shop.

Souvenir

 I bought this set of spoon  when we visited Hershey, PA  last year.  It's  a little remembrance of our  fun times  at the said state.  Both pieces has the state of PA engraved on it.
I usually buy refrigerator magnet as souvenir when we visit a new place but this time, I wanted something different.  Well, I got some magnet too lol. Another thing I love  buying when visiting places is  mugs but it  takes a lot of space in my house so I quit doing that.
How about you, what do you bring as souvenir when you visit places?

Practicing Boat Safety Reduces Injury and Saves Lives

After you have owned a boat for a while, you can very easily get out of the habit of checking a safety list before leaving shore or not informing new passengers on what to do in case of an emergency. You may even go out on trips without making sure you have necessary supplies and emergency gear. It is important for you to remember to always check a safety list before pushing away from shore and make sure that everyone knows what to do in case of an emergency. This will reduce the risk of others getting injured and may even save lives.

One of the very first things that you want to do is make sure that others know where you are going. You can contact a friend, family member, or even leave specific information at the marina before you leave. Write down your name, phone number, the name of your boat and other important information. Tell them when you are leaving, where you are going, and when you plan to return. In case you experience an emergency while out on the water, you will be sure that someone will look for you if you do not return on time.

Everyone who rides on your boat should know how to use the safety equipment. Of course, everyone should have their own life jacket and wear it at all times. Everyone should know the basics of how to run the boat just in case something happens and you are not able to do it yourself. Giving all of your passengers basic information that goes from refilling an engine with fuel while out on the water to using boat dock lifts can prevent injuries and potentially save lives.

It is important to check the weather before going out on the boat, particularly for a longer trip. You can check the Internet, radio, or television to see what the local forecast will be when you plan to travel on the boat. If storms are forecast, it would be better to postpone the trip. You do not want to be out on rough water, especially if you do not have much experience or others with you are inexperienced.

Boating can be a great hobby or a complete lifestyle. In order for it to be enjoyable, you must practice safety first each time you go on a boating adventure.


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