On March 12, 2009 your lawmakers passed a non-binding resolution (HRES 224) recognizing March 14, 2009 as National Pi Day. It is one of the more legit holidays we discuss here, and it is actually an homage to geeks everywhere who see the date as a reason to celebrate due to its mathematical implications. We say any reason to celebrate anything is just fine by us.
Since we are predominately about food we will suggest a few places to actually enjoy a pi(e) in Dallas. Continue reading →
Looking for the best Christmas pies for your holiday feast? The highly popular key lime pie from Aw Shucks and Big Shucks Oyster Bar is sure to be a hit! The made-from-scratch pie is the perfect holiday treat. The tartness of the key limes is perfectly balanced with sweetened condensed milk and the buttery graham cracker crust. It’s topped with hand-whipped, vanilla cream. Made with real key lime juice, these pies contain no artificial flavors or preservatives.
Piehole Project’s third annual virtual pie auction went live Monday, October 17 at 9:00 a.m. and offers 40 unique pies created, made, and donated by Dallas’ top chefs. The auction is part of FestEvents Foundation’s Piehole Project fundraiser which funds culinary scholarships for Texas students. The Piehole Project has expanded into Austin and features an online auction featuring 20 pies from Austin chefs.
The most pie-ous fundraiser of the year is happening October 17-27 when the third annual Piehole Project’s pie auction takes place online. This year’s auction features 40 unique pies from North Texas’ top chefs and bakers who will create and donate pies to raise funds for culinary scholarships. Piehole Project founders Alison Matis and Cheryl Weis expect the event, which has expanded to include 17 Austin chefs, to raise $40,000 for students.
While gathering facts for an upcoming pie essay we ran across something called the Pie Council. We wanted to find out who was behind such an organization, and it appears to be insane pie enthusiasts. What a wonderful career to have… pie enthusiast.
They seem to be backed by large corporations such as Crisco, the basis for any good pie in America today. Continue reading →
As we fly through this week dining on fried beef, black eyed peas and cornbread we are generally offered a sweet ending in the form of a slice of pie. Knowing now this will happen at even the most high browed of places we attempt to save a spot in the tummy for a treat. And who doesn’t love a good pie?