Watching the new TV series Superior Donuts leaves us with a serious jones for Boston Cream. Why? Because viewing the CBS sitcom means being inundated with images of sweet, fried goodness for a solid 30 minutes.
Based on the play by Tracy Letts (August: Osage County), Superior Donuts (airing Mondays at 9 p.m.) takes places at an old-school Chicago donut shop that hasn't changed a bit since it was first opened in 1969 by proprietor Arthur Przybyszewski (played by Judd Hirsch)—meaning there's nary a cronut, latte or, heaven forbid, frappuccino in sight.
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Instead, it's just trays and trays of fluffy, sumptuous-looking donuts. Which got us wondering about where those donuts came from and whether they're actually edible. Inspired by last night's episode, we did a little digging.