National Cherry Pie Day
Whether you prefer your slice cold or warm and/or topped with a scoop of ice cream or whipped cream, who can resist the sweet yet tart cherry filling surrounded by a delicious, flaky pie crust? And February is also National Cherry Month.
Legend has it that Queen Elizabeth I actually “invented” the cherry pie, which happened to be her favorite pie and George Washington’s too. Come to think of it, isn’t there some reference to Washington and a cherry tree? And since Americans celebrate Washington’s birthday in February, perhaps the timing of this food holiday is just a coincidence?
In honor of this delicious occasion, why not try one or two of the cherry pie-inspired recipes? But fair warning – many of the photographs in delish dishes are spectacular!