Pumpkin pie to the rescue?
July 10, 2012 One woman used pumpkin pies to help her get off public assistance and on with her life.
NPR listener Rob Siegel of Philomath, Ore., says every Thanksgiving he spends a whole day making pies with his grandchildren.
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July 6, 2012 The outpouring of responses we received — in comments and over email and Twitter — to Pie Week speaks to just how often making and eating pie brings us together.
The judge's table for the 2011 contest.
July 5, 2012 Tim Burton's artwork, at once so playful and so often strangely dark, is perfectly suited to inspiring creative pie making in Los Angeles, as entries in KCRW's annual pie contest last year proved.
Some desperation pies, like green tomato pie, still enjoy niche popularity today.
July 5, 2012 Vinegar pie and green tomato pie don't usually top the list of America's favorite sweets. But in Depression-era America, these and other desperation pies that survive today showed off home cooks' ingenuity.
July 4, 2012 As part of Pie Week on Morning Edition, Senior National Correspondent Linda Wertheimer shares her chess pie recipe and insights into its origin. It's a Southern pie with Oklahoma roots to her, but its history goes back much, much further.
Going medieval in the kitchen: The recipe for this sweet pork pie came from the new, official Game of Thrones cookbook.
July 3, 2012 Much has already been written about the historical parallels between HBO's Game of Thrones and the politics and people of medieval Europe. Turns out, there are also parallels with food history — particularly pie history.
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CIA Instructor George Higgins checks the slices of pie made by students.
July 2, 2012 At the Culinary Institute of America, chef George Higgins teaches his students a foolproof method for making a flaky pie crust. It starts with 3 parts flour, 2 parts fat and 1 part liquid.
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June 29, 2012 Meat Week's almost over. It's time for Pie Week! Here's a preview: If you are scared of pie crust, we've got tips from the CIA that boil it down to a basic 3:2:1 ratio.
June 20, 2012 Our audience, like the rest of America, loves apple pie — we're traditionalists. But in growing numbers, Americans are branching out to chocolate; key lime and cherry.
Apple is the most popular pie — or is it?
June 19, 2012 The first pies were called "coffins" and full of meat, but for modern Americans, it's all about apple pie. Help us prepare for NPR's Pie Week by taking our survey and voting for your favorite pie.
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