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National Doughnut Day - JCP Eats
Hey, y’all! Friday, June 1st was a very important day for us foodies – National Doughnut Day! Before we start talking about those delicious carbohydrates, I have a confession. In my world, it is 100% doughnut, not donut. That spelling makes me cringe. I wasn’t in Louisville to celebrate the day; rather, I was home in Southern Kentucky. Where did I celebrate, then? Amon’s! To quote their website, “Six decades, seventy varieties, one dedicated family.” Their story: “Amon and Rosemary Stephens were in Detroit, Michigan, when they received a call from Rosemary’s uncle saying he wanted to sell his bakery. He had taught the couple everything he knew about the business, and now wanted to turn it over to them. So for her birthday, Amon gave Rosemary a bakery. The transaction was complete on January 18, 1951 and the couple set up shop in a small space off of Zachary Way in Downtown Somerset. “That’s what he bought me for my birthday, and I tell [people] I haven’t been out of a job since,” Rosemary said. The bakery outgrew that original location, and during the next six decades moved several places — including Tradewinds Shopping Center and the Somerset Mall …