By Stephanie Fraiman
Chef Chad Pagano loves doughnuts. Their basic recipe is a canvas for creativity, with no limit to the toppings, glazes and flavor profiles that can work their magic on the sweetened dough. Across the world, chefs of all cultures add their own twist to the beloved pastry, and—at least in America—that’s an idea worth celebrating.
In honor of National Doughnut Day, we asked Chad to share his expert tips, so you can craft the perfect batch.