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Posted on Thu, Mar 14, 2013 : 3:10 p.m.

Celebrating Pi Day? Boy, do we have pie recipes for you

By Jessica Webster


How about some sweet potato pecan pie for Pi Day?

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Perhaps you've seen the posts on Facebook and Twitter. Maybe your Instagram feed is filled with artfully framed photos of baked goods. Maybe you've even seen signs and promotions at the grocery store or bakery.

Today, 3/14, is Pi Day. But instead of trying in vain to remember those formulas you learned back in high school geometry (hint: π r² or 2 π r), we suggest that you celebrate Pi Day with a nice slice of pie.

Looking back into the archives, it becomes quickly apparent that we're really big pie fans here. To help you connect with your pie of choice, I've compiled a few of our favorite recipes below.

Chocolate Cream Pie

Gluten-free chocolate mousse pie

Delicious vinegar pie


Caramelized apple pecan pie.

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Caramelized apple and pecan pie

Banana Oatmeal Pie

Peanut butter cream pie

Cherry Almond Streusel Pie

Peggy Lampman’s sweet potato pecan pie

Mom's Magic apple pie

Applesauce pie

Brandy Alexander pie

Lemon meringue pie

Chocolate pecan pie

Blueberry and peach pie

Peach raspberry streusel pie

Brownie ice cream pie

Jessica's sweet potato pecan pie

Strawberry rhubarb pie

Jessica Webster leads the Food & Grocery section for Reach her at You also can follow her on Twitter or subscribe to's email newsletters.



Thu, Mar 14, 2013 : 9:26 p.m.

Creampie is at the top of list as it should be.