National Pie Day and Eat a Red Apple Day equals Apple Pie

2 December, 2010 (17:20)

RECIPES: How to Make an Apple Pie – 1803, Mrs. Goodfellow’s Apple Pie – 1865, Apple Pie I – 1918, Wheat and White Pie Crust

By Rae Udy

December 1 is National Pie Day and National Eat a Red Apple Day so lets combine the two and have some apple pie.
The Oxford English Dictionary traces the first use of the word ‘pie’ when related to food in 1303 and the word was in popular use by 1362.
According to the foodtimeline.org website, apples and recipes for apples pie were brought to America by early European settlers. These recipes dated bake to Medieval times.
Here is a sample of some historic American apple pie recipes.
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