Recipes: Time for Pi(e) — Chicken Potpie & Chicken/Spinach Pie

March 14, Time for Pi(e) — But You Never Really Need an Excuse to Make Today ‘Pi(e) Day’

Recipes: Time for Pi(e) — Chicken Potpie & Chicken/Spinach Pie
Add to Favorites Photos and Story By Janice Cole, Minnesota Yes, it’s that time of the year again, time to get your nerd on and celebrate National Pi Day! This modern holiday, celebrated on March 14, has become a cultural phenomenon uniting math geeks and foodies together. Math nerds like the celebration because the date (3.14) showcases the first three numbers of their favorite mathematical constant or pi, which is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter and equals 3.14159… (the number goes on infinitely as the answer is a never-ending number). The Greek symbol used by mathematicians for a mathematical constant, or pi, is π. Foodies have joined the love of this holiday because all celebrations require food and Pi Day is one great big excuse to eat pie! If you’re wondering why you’ve only recently started hearing about National Pi Day, the first celebration didn’t occur

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