National Pie Day 2023: Here’s How to Celebrate!

It's National Pie Day on January 23rd, a day to celebrate and honor one of America's most beloved desserts, and we're joining in the fun.

National Pie Day is celebrated annually on January 23rd in United States. This day is dedicated to honoring the delicious and beloved dessert that is the pie. Whether it’s a classic apple pie, a savory chicken pot pie, or a decadent chocolate cream pie, there’s a pie out there for everyone to enjoy.

Pies have been around for centuries, with evidence of ancient civilizations making pies as early as the Egyptians. In the Middle Ages, pies were a popular dish among the wealthy and were often filled with meat and fruit. However, it wasn’t until the 19th century that pies became more widely available and affordable for the average person.

Today, pies come in a wide variety of flavors and forms. From traditional fruit pies like apple and cherry to creamy custard and chocolate pies, there’s a pie for every taste. savory pies such as pot pies and quiches are also popular.

One of the best things about pie is how versatile it is. It can be enjoyed as a dessert, a breakfast treat, or even as a main dish. Pies can also be made with a variety of crusts, from traditional buttery flaky crusts to gluten-free and vegan crust options.

To celebrate National Pie Day, many bakeries and restaurants offer special deals on pies, and some even host pie-eating contests. Some people like to bake their own pies at home, experimenting with new and unique flavors.

Steps for HomeMade Pie?

If inflation has depleted all of your savings, it would be a fantastic idea to prepare delicious pies at home, as food prepared at home can save you a lot of money and is also healthy, so to help you celebrate National Pie Day, we have listed a recipe for making a home made pie.

Here is a basic recipe for making a homemade pie:

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Ingredients Required:

  • 1 recipe for double crust pie dough
  • Filling of your choice (fruit, custard, etc.)

Instructions To Follow:

  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Roll out one of the pie doughs on a lightly floured surface to fit a 9-inch pie dish.
  3. Place the dough in the pie dish and press it against the bottom and sides.
  4. Add your filling of choice to the pie dish.
  5. Roll out the second pie dough and place it on top of the filling.
  6. Use a knife or kitchen scissors to trim the edges of the top and bottom crusts to about 1/2 inch beyond the edge of the pie dish.
  7. Use your fingers or a fork to crimp the edges of the crusts together.
  8. Use a sharp knife to cut slits in the top of the crust to allow steam to escape.
  9. Place the pie in the preheated oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbling.

Note: The baking time may need to be adjusted depending on the type of filling used. Some fillings, such as custard, may require pre-cooking before being added to the pie crust. You can also add different toppings, such as a lattice top or a streusel top.

Whatever way you choose to celebrate National Pie Day, whether by taking advantage of the day’s deals and offers or simply trying out your own skills and making pies at home, one thing is certain: a slice of pie is always a delicious and satisfying treat. So, go ahead and enjoy a slice (or two) of your favorite pie today! Happy National Pie Day!


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