Thursday, March 14, 2013

Happy Pi(e) Day!

Today is Pi Day, a day when nerds of the world gather together to celebrate the mathematical constant pi (π).  The most common way to celebrate Pi Day is, of course, to eat pie; whether it be sweet, savory or pizza is up to you!  In honor of day, below are some of our finest books on pies, in case you want to bake one to celebrate (or just because it's delicious):

A Year of Pies: A Seasonal Tour of Home Baked Pies by Ashely English (2012).
Call No.:  641.8652 ENG
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United States of Pie: Regional Favorites from East to West and North and South by Adrienne Kane (2012).
Call No.: 641.8652 KAN
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Tart It Up!: Sweet and Savory Tarts and Pies by Eric Lanlard (2012).
Call No.: 641.8652 LAN
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Vegan Pie in the Sky: 75 Out-of-This-World Recipes for Pies, Tarts, Cobblers and More by Isa Chandra Moskowitz (2011)
Call No.: 641.5636 MOS
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Martha Stewart's New Book of Pies and Tarts: 150 Recipes for Old-Fashioned and Modern Favorites by Martha Stewart (2011).
Call No.: 641.8652 STE
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Pie: 300 Tried-and-True Recipes for Delicious Homemade Pie  by Ken Haedrich (2004).
Call No.: 641.8652 HAE
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The Pie and Pastry Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum (1998). 
Call No.: 641.865 BER
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If you really want to geek out, read this book with history and trivia on π:

The Joy of [pi] by David Blatner (1997).
Call No:516.22 BLA
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