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January 23rd, Celebrate National Pie Day, Eat Pie.

http://www.piecouncil.org/Events/NationalPieDay

 
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Apparently pie is so important, individual pies have their OWN DAY (like saints, or founding fathers!). For instance, Feb 20th is "National Cherry Pie Day" according to this article from CNN. In fact, according to them, the entire month of Feb is "National Pie Month".

 
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Capitol Reef National Park's pies usually go on sale on Pi Day 3.14 at the Gifford House.
 
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In honor of Pie Day, just wanted to do my part to share the happiness!
 
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I decided to turn it into an Inter-national Pie day.

Pork, mushroom and turnip-top pie, with a mashed-potato topping. Because my son insisted.



You get a better view of the turnip-tops here. And, as it was a special day and we started out as Brits, we cracked open a tub of baked beans, too. Served cold straight out of the tub, just the way they should be.



Any more photos of permie pies out there?
 
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WAIT, there is a Pie Day and a Pi Day? WOOHOO, more pi(e) for everyone!
 
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I really enjoyed the a deliciuos mixed berry pie I thought the cranberry orange was a little bit to sour for me!
 
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My mom's boysenberry is the best pie I know of. Have not tried cranberry orange. Would like to!

Jennifer, that picture of the cherry pie is amazing. If I look at it any longer it will drive me mad.
 
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Daily-ish email "(meaningless drivel) Yesterday was national pie day. I tried a new flavor of pie that I never knew existed. It was crazy delicious. Cranberry orange. What's your pie?"

My Uncle asked my wife to make a Vinegar Pie it was different.
 
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I've always loved Rhubarb the most. Not strawberry rhubarb, the real deal. I usually have to make it myself as it's hard to find but it brings back powerful memories of childhood for me.
 
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Homemade pecan pie from an aunt, grandma or otherwise well aged woman with boats of love for her family.
 
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Here's Jesse enjoying huckleberry pie at Ekstrom's Stage Station last August:



And Paul:



Though some friends, Abe and Rory, made us a serviceberry pie that was one of my favorites to date.
 
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Jocelyn Campbell wrote:Here's Jesse enjoying huckleberry pie at Ekstrom's Stage Station last August:



And Paul:



Though some friends, Abe and Rory, made us a serviceberry pie that was one of my favorites to date.



Wtf!?! You're eating PIE Guard d'Arm it!

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The dailyish email reminded me of my favorite pie, Orange Pie. Here's a photo of last years.

 
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I think pear-quince is my current favorite.
 
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What about steak And kidney pie ! The best

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My understanding is that all of these pies are made by one person in one day. I hereby dub thee "pie athlete".



 
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paul wheaton wrote:My understanding is that all of these pies are made by one person in one day. I hereby dub thee "pie athlete".





Good lord. How many ovens did they have? I don't know that there are enough hours in one day with the oven I have! 2 pies at a time with a minimum of 30 minutes most of the time. Some have longer times than that or require the oven being used to bake the crust prior to pouring the filling. If they managed with only one oven, I am in absolute awe.
 
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Anybody making pie today for National Pie Day?!


 
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Doing an Old-Fashioned Vinegar pie today. Regardless of pie day though.
 
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Today's pie day?! I thought it was March 14th, and included both pi and pie.
 
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James Freyr wrote:Today's pie day?! I thought it was March 14th, and included both pi and pie.



Yes, pi day also includes pie. In this case, I do not think two is too many. ;-)
 
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