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Celebrating 3.14 Day

a collage of photos for pie day, including a pizza pie with the pi symbol made of pepperonis on it, a sweet pie with crust forming the pi symbol on it, and a chalk board that says

Since March 14th is right around the corner, today 2424 Penn Blog has some ideas about how to make a big deal of Pi Day at or near your Washington D.C. apartment. The number π is a mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, approximately equal to 3.14159, which goes on to infinity and beyond. We take the first three digits, 3.14, and read them as a date: Pi Day, March 14th. Food, particularly pie in this instance, is an important part of any celebration, so we rounded up various types of pie recipes for our apartment community to try.

Pie for Dinner

Pizza Pie

It’s round, right? And you can use pepperoni to create the Pi symbol on the top of it, a perfect way to celebrate the day. Use the link for a recipe to create your own homemade pizza pie.

Quick and Easy Pie Chart Pi Day Fruit Pizza Pie

You can make everyone you’re sharing pie with happy with this one: you can fill each section with a different type of fruit filling. This Instructables tutorial has clear tips for getting the materials you need, preparing the crust, and putting it all together. Then, simply enjoy!

Pie for Dessert

Cinnamon Crumble Apple Pie

This recipe offers step-by-step directions for the crust, filling, and topping, full of cinnamon apple goodness. We recommend serving it with a scoop of French vanilla ice cream.

Coconut Pecan German Chocolate Pie

We found a cake in pie form, and it sounds delicious! This recipe transfers the goodness of German chocolate cake into pie form, and it looks amazing. Try it out for 3.14 Day.

Peanut Butter Cup Pie

You get the best of every sweet world with this peanut butter cup pie. The vanilla wafer crust is a new way to experience a homemade crust. The ganache and peanut butter cup layers are just the tip of the iceberg to this scrumptious pie. Once you dip your fork or spoon into the finished product and the melted chocolate and peanut butter cups ooze out, you’ll be smitten!

And if that’s not enough pie, here are some more: 10 Pies for Pi Day.

Pi Day Jokes for Fun

Come to the nerd side, we have pi!

How far can you recite pi?… Cherry, Apple, Pecan, Blueberry…

What famous private investigator solves math problems?… Magnum Pi.

What do you get when you take a bovine and divide its circumference by its diameter?… A cow pi.

Thanks for reading today’s blog post. What is your favorite kind of pie? Please share the recipe in the comments so we can all try it!