Churros and Dulce de Leche. You’re Welcome

Please commit the following to memory:  One cup of boiling water spiked with two tablespoons of sugar and a drizzle of vegetable oil.  One cup of sifted all-purpose flour spiked with a pinch of salt.  Pour the flour into the water, stirring vigorously for a moment until combined.  Place the entire hot, gummy mass in a plastic bag and cut a half-inch hole in one of the corners. Squeeze the bag to extrude portions of dough roughly the size of an adult human finger.  Fry these pieces of dough until browned on all sides, and then dip in a mixture containing two parts sugar and one part high-quality ground cinnamon.  Serve with…   (we’ll get to that)

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