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Five Pies That Totally Taste Like Summer

Summer pies

Summer. It’s one of the most evocative words in the English language. And while you might not be able to put it into words, you know it when you see it. Or taste it, as the case may be. One of the most amazing things about the season? The bounty of fresh fruit ripe and ready for eating. And while ... Read More »

Pi Day: Digging into This Scrumptious Celebration

Pi Day

What’s the one holiday that mathematicians look forward to more than the rest of us? Pi Day, of course! All over the world this March 14th, people will gather to celebrate this superstar mathematical ratio in a variety of different ways. Our pick? Pie-eating, of course! Let’s take a closer look at some particularly scrumptious ways to join in the ... Read More »

Apple Pie With a Twist: Creative Mail Order Pies

Mail order pies

We’ve all heard the expression “as American as apple pie.” But apple pie may not be as American as you think. Not to mention that when you factor in the diversity of life in the “melting pot” of American culture, there’s hardly one way to enjoy apple pie. In fact, today there are practically infinite incarnations of this time-honored treat. ... Read More »

Survey Says: America’s Top Pie Picks

Pie picks

While pie is far from exclusive to the U.S., it has become synonymous with all things red, white and blue. After all, there’s only one way to complete the sentence “As American as … ” (It’s “apple pie,” if you’re a bit rusty on your patriotic similes.) But does apple truly reign supreme as America’s preferred pie filling? NPR put ... Read More »

Pies that Inspire Living in the Moment

Pies

The demands of everyday life are hectic, particularly heading into the holiday season. While it’s easy to get carried away by the hustle and bustle of cooking, cleaning, shopping and celebrating, it’s also important to remind yourself to slow down every once in a while. Indulging in a sweet treat is one delicious way to stop and smell the roses ... Read More »

Pies That Please the Masses

Sour Cream Walnut Pecan Pie

Not many pies can lay claim to having been declared a “religious experience” by celebrity chef Mario Batali, but not many pies are Grand Traverse Pie Company originals. This Michigan-based company bakes up some of the country’s most delicious, decadent pies, but you don’t have to travel to the Wolverine State to indulge in these contemporary classics. Instead, click over ... Read More »