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Cherry Pie Jello Shots

Michelle’s jello shots are wrapped around a real graham cracker pie crust. They were pretty easy to make. Just pour black cherry jello and flavored vodka into pie crusts, then chill overnight. She’s made similar jello shots with a pumpkin pie flavor. Link -via Foodbeast

The Science of Appetite

(YouYube link) As we prepare to celebrate a holiday that centers around eating, we look forward to mass quantities of turkey, gravy, and pie. And no matter how much rich food you eat for Thanksgiving at the main meal, there always seems to be room for pie. Even outside the holidays, we reach for more Cheetos [...]

13 Deliciously Geeky Pies

We’ve featured all kinds of geeky cakes, and while they may be the easiest to decorate, they are far from being the only nerdy desserts around. Here are some geeky pies for the proud pastry-loving dorks out there. 1. Deadpie If you love Deadpool and pies, then you might want to try your hand at making this [...]

Math Food for Pi Approximation Day

July 22 is Pi Approximation Day because pi’s fractional approximation is 22/7. To celebrate, here are some math foods Miss C rounded up last year. Food is often used to illustrate shapes, and recipes are used to introduce children to measurement and proportions. But if you really care about your mathematics -and your food- there are [...]

Frito Pie, As Served in the Dime Store That Invented It

Frito pie, a delicacy of the American Southwest, consists of Frito chips, chili, cheese, beans and onions. Its origins are a mystery, but one legend places its birth at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Woolworth’s isn’t around anymore, but a dime store still resides at that location. It serves Frito pie [...]

How to Bake an Apple Pie inside an Apple

Every part is edible. Shay Olson hollowed out apples, added freshly-made apple pie filling, then covered the tops with pie crust. They look scrumptious. Link -via Jennifer Dill Ovink

Pie Charts (A Baker’s Dozen)

A tasty, helpful, and colorful chart featuring pie charts of pie ingredients. This would look nice on a kitchen wall! This print is produced with vegetable-based inks by Pop Chart Lab. At the site, you can mouseover over the chart to see the listed ingredients. Link -via Laughing Squid

Pumpkin Pie Cooked inside a Pumpkin

Blogger Brooklyn Supper suggests adding a bit of butternut or kabocha squash to a conventional pumpkin pie recipe for added flavor. You can read her recipe at the link. This gives me a crafting/cooking idea: a pumpkin pie cooked inside a pumpkin then carved into a jack-o’-lantern. Link -via Tasteologie

Millennium Falcon Apple Pie

You ate that thing? You’re hungier than I thought. Amy Radcliffe made an apple pie in the shape of the Millennium Falcon. Much like the ship itself, the project required clever modifications to the original pie pan design. You can read her step-by-step instructions at the link. Link -via Bit Rebels

How an Empty Dessert Plate Inspired the Frisbee

Back in 1937, 17-year-old Fred Morrison and his girlfriend were keeping themselves entertained by throwing the lid to a popcorn tin back and forth. They had such a blast that they started experimenting with other options to see if they could improve upon their game. Fred raided his mom’s stash of pie tins and discovered [...]