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Jul 26, 2012 09:41 PM

Beverage of choice when enjoying your favorite slice of pie?

What do you drink, if anything, when eating a slice of your favorite pie (whatever that pie maybe)?

I find that I really like a nice glass of dry chardonnay with any type of fruit pie. Otherwise, it's just coffee.


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  1. with my grandma's pies, it was always milk.
    with Kathy's grandma's pies, it was always English breakfast tea, loose leaf with milk and sugar.

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    1. re: iL Divo

      I like tea with my pie as well. I just made a wild blueberry pie and had a piece last night with Earl Grey tea.

      1. re: Sooeygun

        Kathy's family was fresh and newly planted here in California when I met her, age 6.
        They were very British, new to the country and very different from what I knew as a young child, a California young child.
        But when her grandma put a piece of pie in front of me, all I knew to do was say thank you and accept the tea, it's all they knew.
        I grew to love it, still do, and although Kathy's gone, I still remember fondly those times of pie and tea.

    2. heehee. I've clearly misinterpreted the question. Just seeing the title, my immediate thought was "a glass of nice red like barbera of course; or maybe a beer, if you're a beer person. What else would one drink with pizza?" Then I clicked on your question and saw you're talking about dessert. Oh well. My bad. ;)

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      1. re: LNG212

        Barbera d'asti with a slice of pepperoni pizza for me.... OP did say whatever that pie may be!

      2. I rarely eat desserts but somehow Florida key lime pie follows up a dinner of Florida grouper or stone crabs nicely, and there's usually a little more chardonnay or bubbly to accompany it.

        1. Any kind of pie? Then my favorite would be chicken pot pie, with I dunno, orange soda.

          My favorite sweet pie is blackberry/raspberry and that goes well with cold lemon water.

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          1. re: RealMenJulienne

            You know what? Chicken pot pie and orange soda sounds really good.

          2. My favourite pie is steak and kidney. In the days when I drank alcohol, this calls out for a beer - bitter, for choice. Second choice would be fidget pie which would have called for cider every time.

            Since I stopped drinking (some 9 years ago), I don't care what I drink, so long as it isnt too sweet (which restricts me to fairly minimal choices)

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            1. re: Harters

              My favourite pie is steak and kidney as well.

              1. re: Harters

                Fidget pie is a new one on me. Sounds British. What is it?