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More Than 3.14 Pie Recipes for Pi Day

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Just like the number, our love for pie has always been a little irrational, so we're revisiting this post from two years ago. Because pie.

Food nerds and math nerds unite: It's pi(e) day! Which means we'll be rolling out dough while rattling off as many digits behind 3.14 as we can muster.

Conveniently, pi is the ratio between a circle's diameter and its circumference, and all of the pie recipes we're sharing today bake up in a perfect circle. This might all be a little overwhelming: infinite digits and infinite pie possibilities? Don't worry -- we've cut down your edible options to twelve, from sweet pies to savory tarts.

Key Lime Pie by Yossy Arefi

Truly Scrumptious Apple Pie by mrslarkin

Lemon Meringue Pie by Yossy Arefi

1975 Dick Taeuber's Brandy Alexander Pie from Amanda Hesser

brandy

 

Anne Dimock's Straight-Up Rhubarb Pie from Genius Recipes

rhubarb

 

Sausage and Kale Dinner Tart from My Pantry Shelf

sausage

 

Tangerine and Almond Shortbread Tart from lorigoldsby

tangerine

  

You Won't Believe It's Vegan Pumpkin Pie from Gena Hamshaw

vegan

  

Balkan Lamb and Leek Pie from inpatskitchen

Lamb

 

Italian Rice Pie from Food Blogga

rice

 

Brown Butter and Cheddar Apple Pie from Midge

apple

 

Leek and Greens Tart with Cornmeal Crust from fiveandspice

leeks

 

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Tags: menu ideas, pie, pi, pie day, pi day, baking, savory pies, tarts

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about 2 years ago AntoniaJames

AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

I stop with the first "9" because that's where the ratio no longer sounds lyrical. ;o)

Karl

about 2 years ago Karl Rosaen

Karl is Food52's VP of Product.

Nice! I created a recipe collection with all of these recipes http://food52.com/collections...