Close-Up Of Blueberry Pie

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National Pie Day on January 23rd celebrates one of the Nations’ favorite desserts. No matter how you slice it, pie in just about any form makes a crowd happy. Fruit pies, berry pies, cream pies – they’re mouth water servings of homemade goodness.

National Pie Day was created simply to celebrate the pie.  It is a day for all to bake or cook their favorite pies.  Even more importantly, it is a day set aside for all to enjoy eating pies!

The first pies appeared around 9500 BC in the Egyptian Neolithic period or New Stone Age.

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Cream filled or topped pies are favorite props for humor.  Throwing a pie in a person’s face has been a staple of film comedy since Ben Turpin received one in Mr. Flip in 1909.

HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalPieDay

Go out for pie or try one of these recipes:

Caramel Drizzle Macchiato Pie

Apple Pie by Grandma Ople

Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Blueberry Pie

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NATIONAL PIE DAY HISTORY

The American Pie Council created National Pie Day in 1986 to commemorate Crisco’s 75th anniversary of “serving foods to families everywhere.”

source:  National Day Calendar

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