National Pi(e) Day: Recipes for pies
A pie for Pi Day!
March 14th, 2012
09:44 AM ET

National Pi(e) Day: Recipes for pies

It's an all-out pie palooza because March 14 is National Pie Day!

Clever you, you've already figured out that today's date, 3/14, also corresponds to a famous mathematical constant you learned in school: 3.14, also known as pi. So it would stand to reason that today of all days is a great day to celebrate something of a similar name, pie.

In 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives agreed that yes, America, we should have a Pi Day, although it was celebrated beginning in 1988 at the San Francisco Exploratorium. The staff and visitors would march about a circular space and eat fruit pies.

Many iReporters sent in photos and recipes of pies for the occasion.

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  1. Jack

    Connie, my friend Leslie Cardinal just told me about your gaellhnce today and I'd like to join. I have 4 days to catch up on, and I'm ready to go. Thank you for doing this! Michelle Vasquez

    April 7, 2012 at 11:59 am |


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