Cherry Pie A La Mode

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We all love our pie!! Breakfast…lunch or dinner pie is good!!! So today we are celebrating The CHERRY PIE!!

According to the American Pie Council, the pie came to America with the first English settlers. The early colonists cooked their pies in long narrow pans calling them “coffyns” like the crust in England.  As in the Roman times, the early American pie crusts often were not eaten, but just designed to hold the filling during baking. It was during the American Revolution that the term crust was used instead of “coffyn.”

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