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Pi or not to Pi, That is the Question!

Pi Day blueberry pie

Happy Pi Day! What in the world is “Pi”? Is it apple flavored or peach flavored? No, of course not! It’s not that kind of “pie”! This crazy mathematical concept starts with what’s known as the circumference around a circle, or the outline of the circle. Then, take the diameter of the circle, which is… read more >>

Cooking with the Library—Shoofly Pie

Shoofly pie

Hello! This is Michele and today we are baking Shoofly Pie in honor of Pi Day, March 14th. My family uses Emeril Lagasse’s recipe, which is found here: Steen’s Cane Syrup Shoofly Pie.   Shoofly Pie is thought to be Pennsylvania Dutch in origin and has a cake-like texture with a molasses bottom layer. A thin molasses layer is called a dry bottom pie, which is Emeril’s… read more >>