National Pi(e) Day

Greg’s Chocolate Cream Pie with Swiss Meringue

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I am super sad to see Pie Week come to a close.  So sad, in fact, that you may just start seeing a pie a month around here.  Plus, we have Pi(e) Day to look forward on March 14th, so all is not lost!  As National Pie Day comes to a close, marking the end […]

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Fuji Nana’s White Chocolate, Orange, & Raspberry Pie

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Happy National Pie Day!  To celebrate today, I thought it would be appropriate to share a recipe from the woman who brought me into this world.  My mom and I made this pie, a White Chocolate, Orange, and Raspberry dream, when we were visiting for Christmas.  I have many memories of watching my mom make […]

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Pie Week!

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American English is filled with idioms relating to pie, such as, “as American as apple pie,” and “eat humble pie,” or “cow pie.”  I guess we love our pies!  Although the historians trace the origins of pie loosely back to the galettes (free form pies) cooked over hot coals made by the ancient Egyptians during […]

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Mini Honey Pistachio Pies—Happy Pi(e) Day!

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Happy National Pi(e) Day! π, or pi, is an irrational number, which means it continues infinitely without repeating.  However it is approximately equal to 3.14.  Since today is March 14th, or 3.14, it’s Pi Day!  Because pi’s homophone is “pie,” today is also National Pi(e) Day, making pie the logical choice in celebration food.

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