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MOORHEAD – Before sunrise, a batch of dough is ready.

The sticky, nutmeg-scented mixture is carefully patted into smooth, even rounds. A rolling pin would ruin the texture; hands are best, JoAnn Oelke explains.


A dusting of flour on the pastry board keeps the buttermilk dough from becoming a tacky mess while Oelke and Barb Hopkins pierce it with metal doughnut cutters.

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Anna G. Larson
Anna G. Larson is a features reporter with The Forum who writes a weekly column featuring stylish people in Fargo-Moorhead. Larson graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in journalism and joined The Forum in July 2012. She's a Fargo native who enjoys travel, food, baking, fashion, animals, coffee and all things Midwestern. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter: @msannagrace 
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