Slow news day. I just got back from visiting my husband's family in Maine. Had a great time. Thought I would share my favorite Maine treat -- chocolate coconut donuts.
Chocolate dough is fried and then rolled in coconut. I assume this happens within seconds of emerging from the hot fat, as the coconut sticks without icing of any kind. My sister-in-law ordered them the day before and then picked them up fresh in the morning. They come in a little white box lined with paper. I love New England food, especially lobster, crabs, clams and Maine hot dogs, but my only requirement for this trip was to eat a chocolate coconut donut the day it was made. Mission accomplished!
Regarding my expectations in life, my mantra is this: simple needs, easily met. It's really more of an affirmation, possibly a pipe dream. My husband says it's a joke, because unfortunately, I have complex needs that are difficult to identify, much less meet. This time I nailed it.