January 23 is National Pie Day!

I don’t know about you, but January 23rd is about my least favorite day of the year. About as far away from Christmas and as deep into the deep, winter doldrums as we can get. Oh, and by the way, it’s still an exhausting nine months until my birthday.  Thank heaven for The National Pie Council and whatever high-ranking government palms they had to grease to have today officially declared “National Pie Day!”

In honor of this day of reflection, celebrating all that the pie has given our nation, I give you my FIVE FAVORITE PIE RECIPES also known as the ONLY FIVE PIE RECIPES I KNOW! But don’t let that fool you. They’re all terrific, and well worth the day off of work. Wait.. you didn’t report to work today on accident, did you? It’s National Pie Day, you know! Didn’t you notice the lack of traffic on the freeways?

And don’t go in to work tomorrow either. That’s National Peanut Butter Day! No, I’m not kidding.

Three Berry Pie with Brown Sugar Almond Topping

Black Bottom Lemon Pie

French Pork Pies

Señor Verde’s Gaucho Pie

Lemon Sponge Pie with Oreo Cookie Crust

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One thought on “January 23 is National Pie Day!

  • January 23, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    When I come up to dinner I want….well let’s see..
    #1. Lemon Sponge
    #2 . Black bottom lemon

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