Anyone needing an excuse to eat pie on Monday, March 14, need to look no further than the date.
Monday is Pi Day — a day celebrating the mathematical number of pi, or 3.14. Pi is the ratio of a circle’s circumference (distance around) to its diameter (distance across). It’s a constant for circles of all sizes.
Pi is an irrational number, meaning it has no end. Mathematicians have calculated pi to over 3 trillion digits. The first 10 are: 3.1415926535.
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There are many ways to celebrate Pi Day, but one of the most popular methods is to eat.
Here are 27 circle-shaped foods to enjoy on Pi Day:
- Dessert pies
- Pot pies
- Bread bowls full of soup
- Sliced cheese
- Sliced potatoes
- Crab cakes
- Stuffed mushrooms
- Dippin’ Dots ice cream
- Fruit tarts
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