Pies for each month of the year

Pecans are surprisingly resilient. If kept in a cool, dry, air-tight place (like a freezer), they can last for up to one or two years. If you like your pecans fresh, no worries

January: Pecan Pie

It’s February; love is in the air and chocolate is on the store shelves in preparation for Valentine’s Day. Chop some of that leftover chocolate, throw it into a bowl

February: Chocolate Cream Pie

Since spring arrives in March, it’s a good time to start thinking about warm weather and warm weather fruits, making it the perfect opportunity for a delicious banana cream pie.

March: Banana Cream Pie

If "The Simpsons" has taught us anything, it’s that lemons are the most important fruit in existence. And because"The Simpsons" is my favorite show and my birthday is in April

April: Lemon Meringue Pie

If you’re one of those crazies who has never tried rhubarb, now is your chance. You’ll love it. Just remember, for the love of Martha Stewart, to NEVER eat the leaves.

May: Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

they almost always get out-produced by South Carolina, by two or three times the amount. California is still king, however, as the Golden State produces more than the other 49 states

June: Peach Pie

Not only does the patriotic red hue of cherries make them perfect for serving on the Fourth of July, but this time of year is also the peak of cherry harvesting season.

July: Cherry Pie

Preferably with a margarita. And for the record, the difference between Key and regular limes are that Key limes are a bit more yellow, contain more seeds

August: Key Lime Pie

This makes September the perfect time to enjoy the best blueberry treat of all: blueberry pie (sorry, every other type of blueberry treat).

September: Blueberry Pie

There’s nothing like a fall trip to the apple orchard, where eager families throw down their hard-earned dollars for an opportunity to do manual labor on their days off.

October: Apple Pie

It’s the holidays, you’ve got a lot on your plate, and we get it. Make sure you at least have time to enjoy a slice.

November: Pumpkin Pie

 It uses a lot of the usual suspect ingredients – such as cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla extract – so as long as you can buy the sweet potatoes, you’ll be in business.

December: Sweet Potato Pie

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