In the math world, pi represents the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. In the food world, pie represents spicy apple, sweet strawberry, creamy coconut custard, tart lemon meringue…well you get the idea. And don’t forget moon pies, pizza pies, and pot pies.
To learn more about pi, including its history and the various ways people are celebrating Pi Day, click here.
For a century's worth of pie recipes (or more pie recipes than you can eat in a year), click here.
Happy Pi Day!
This article also appeared on my Examiner.com page, where I write about food and ways to prepare it. You can read the article here.