March 13, 2017 | M. Elwood

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Pi Day is observed each year on March 14 (3.14). It has become traditional to eat pie as part of the celebration. I am fond of pie. Except pumpkin. Who came up with that nonsense?

These books will help you find the perfect pie for your own Pi Day bash. 


Dinner pies           Savory pies

Dinner Pies: From Shepherd's Pie and Pot Pies to Tarts, Turnovers, Quiches, Hand Pies, and More with 100 Delectable and Foolproof Recipes by Ken Haedrich

Savory Pies: Delicious Recipes for Seasoned Meats, Vegetables and Cheeses Baked in Perfectly Flaky Crusts by Greg Henry


First prize pies  Pie school  

First Prize Pies: Shoo-Fly, Candy Apple and Deliciously Inventive Pies for Every Week of the Year (and More) by Allison Kave

Pie School: Lessons in Fruit, Flour and Butter by Kate Lebo

A Bit of Both

Art of the pie      Pie cookbook

Art of the Pie: a Practical Guide to Homemade Crusts, Fillings, and Life by Kate McDermott

The Pie Cookbook developed by the Williams Sonoma Test Kitchen

Pies and tarts   Pies and tarts with heart

Pies and Tarts: the Definitive Guide to Classic and Contemporary Favorites from the World's Premier Culinary College by Kristina Petersen Migoya

Pies and Tarts with Heart: Expert Pie-Building Techniques for 67+ Sweet and Savory Vegan Pies by Dynise Balcavage