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NATIONAL PIE DAY- help me win!

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phuh3 Jan 24, 2014 09:36 AM

My friend has an annual National Pie day party http://nationaldaycalendar.com/2014/0... Everyone brings a pie, sweet or savory and we all sample and judge. I want to win this year!

The last time I went, I made a "holy Mole" pot pie with chicken mole. I want something creative, fun, and savory (i'm not a huge sweet pie fan

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Any good ideas? thanks!

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  1. Gastronomos RE: phuh3 Jan 24, 2014 09:38 AM

    Spanakopita - Spinach Pie, Greek Style.

    here is a non-Greek recipe that fits the "pie" description nicely:

    http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/in...

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      nemo RE: phuh3 Jan 24, 2014 10:10 AM

      Here's a link to 60 recipes from Martha Stewart. Some of them sound really good. There are a few tarts, empanadas, and hand pie recipes if you want to go that route.

      http://www.marthastewart.com/275518/s...

      I don't know if you want a traditional round pie with crust, but there are plenty of those as well.

      Good luck! Hope you win.

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        phuh3 RE: nemo Jan 24, 2014 10:53 AM

        Lots of good ones! Thank you. Now just to narrow it down.

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          nemo RE: phuh3 Jan 24, 2014 11:12 AM

          Let us know what you made and if you won. Is there a prize or just bragging rights?

      2. ttoommyy RE: phuh3 Jan 24, 2014 10:24 AM

        Wasn't it yesterday, 1/23?

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          wadejay26 RE: ttoommyy Jan 24, 2014 10:40 AM

          I thought March 14th. But what do I know? LOL

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            phuh3 RE: wadejay26 Jan 24, 2014 10:51 AM

            that's pi day (3.14) not pie day.

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              sandylc RE: phuh3 Jan 24, 2014 11:00 AM

              Many people celebrate pi day with pies.

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            phuh3 RE: ttoommyy Jan 24, 2014 10:51 AM

            It was yesterday, but the celebration party is on saturday so more people could attend.

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              ttoommyy RE: phuh3 Jan 24, 2014 11:05 AM

              Makes sense.
              We celebrated here at work yesterday; I made a peanut butter and chocolate pie. It was quite a hit.

          3. Ttrockwood RE: phuh3 Jan 24, 2014 02:02 PM

            What about a french canadian tourtiere?? I saw a few threads here on chow about them around the holidays.... And there are a few different traditional chutneys or sauces that you could choose from to go with it.

            1. Veggo RE: phuh3 Jan 24, 2014 02:16 PM

              3.14159...with a little juggling of the time order, should be The Ides of March, at 9:00 A.M.
              A good time for pie!

              1. chowser RE: phuh3 Jan 24, 2014 05:19 PM

                Would a torta rustica (Italian rustic pie) be acceptable? I love layering different fillings so it's pretty when cut. Something like this:

                http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipe...

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