Food Lover Recipes

Category: Pies

August 20, 2019 Paul
August 20th is National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day

Pecan Fun Facts The pecan, Carya illinoinensis, is a species of hickory, native to south-central North America. “Pecan” is from an Algonquian word, meaning a nut requiring a stone to crack. It would take 11,624 pecans, stacked end to end,…

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August 16, 2019 Paul
October 23rd is National Boston Cream Pie Day

Boston Cream Pie Fun Facts This pudding and cake combination comprises two layers of sponge cake filled with vanilla flavored custard or crème pâtissière. The cake is topped with a chocolate glaze (such as ganache) and sometimes powdered sugar or a cherry. The Boston Cream…

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August 15, 2019 Paul
June 9th is National Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Day

Rhubarb Fun Facts In culinary use, Rhubarb fresh raw leaf stalks are crisp (similar to celery) with a strong, tart taste. Most commonly, cooked with sugar and used in pies…

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August 14, 2019 Paul
August 11th is National Raspberry Tart Day

Raspberry Fun Facts Facts and picture courtesy of The word “raspberry” seems to come from the Old French raspise, a term meaning “sweet rose-colored wine”. Raspberries are a type of…

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