January 23 . . . [same date every year]

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Grab a Slice of Life” — information from American Pie Council

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Pie History

•  Pies date back to ancient Egypt.

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•  The first pie recipe was published by the Romans — rye-crusted goat cheese and honey pie.

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•  Romans spread pies throughout Europe.

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•  Early pies were mostly meat pies.

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•  America has England to thank for pies. It began with English settlers baking pies in their colonies.

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•  Pie has become the established American dessert — “as American as apple pie.”

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Read more — “History of Pies” on American Pie Council’s website

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Pies are making a comeback

Cheryl Day says:

“I really am into pies right now. I think the craft of making a pie has made a comeback. No matter what your skill level is, you can make a pie. And who doesn’t enjoy a slice of pie? I think it’s definitely going to be coming forward.”

 Back in the Day cookbook

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Pies are fun