Arkansas Pie: A Delicious Slice of the Natural State by Kat Robinson is now available. Read an excerpt and get a recipe for Company's Comin' Pie, fit to serve former Pres. Bill Clinton.
Earlier this fall, we rounded up some of the newest, and best, Southern food products available for a tasteoff. The spread included everything from peanut butter to chocolate, pepper jelly and barbecue sauce, and ballots provided asked tasters to vote for their favorites. Now that the votes have been tallied and the products officially "tested," we're ready to share the results.
I'd never attended a Pie Day before but had heard about them in passing, as in "my family used to do that" or "they do that over in so and so town." For me, Pie Day had taken on a kind of mystique sort of like Mobile's secret Mardi Gras societies that require a special invitation, so I wasn't going to miss this inaugural one.
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Today, we celebrate the legacy of a man who changed the course of history in the South. Many of you have the day off work, and it can sometimes be difficult to find a way to celebrate Martin Luther King on his day. Thanks to Peace Through Pie, there's an edible solution this year.