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Monday, March 14, 2011

Happy Pi Day!!

Shepherd's Pie


Happy Pi Day!  For all of you non-math geeks, Pi is a mathematical symbol ( based off the Greek letter π). Used to find the circumference (perimeter) and area of a circle.  So why is today Pi day?  Pi is a crazy long, never ending number but the first 3 digit of pi are 3.14.  Today is March 14th…3/14.  So what better way to celebrate Pi Day than with pie??  Hooray! 

Note: In researching Pi day, I did find that those of you in Europe usually celebrate Pi Approximation day on July 22 (22/7) which is the fractional approximation of Pi.

Shepherd's Pie Pi  (Bwa ha ha ha)

Ok, since I’ve thoroughly geeked you out, I’m going to take it a step further with this:

Simple Simon met a pie man,
going to the fair
Said Simple Simon to the pie man,
I thought πr2  (Pi are squared)

Lemon Cream Pie (Squared)

Tee Hee!

Stay tuned, I’ll share the recipes for Shepherd's Pie and Lemon Cream Pie later this week!

Enjoy!
Amy

9 comments:

  1. Looking forward to seeing the recipes. Both pies look great.

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  2. haha! Oooh, I'm excited for the shepherd's pie recipe!

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  3. My son's fiancee is the one that told me about Pi Day last year! Can't wait to see your pie recipe!

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  4. Wonderful looking pie...can't wait for the recipe!:)

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  5. Did you know that π (Pi) was actually discovered because there was a fight over who had the largest segment of pie and they needed a mathmatical equation to settle the argument... :) Thank you for bringing pie day to my notice. I shall celebrate appropriately (does tarte tatin - I am burning one as I type - eeek!) and look forward to your recipes, especially the lemon cream pie!

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  6. Wonderful items for Pi day. ;)

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