See Also: Apple Pie Recipes Apples; Apple Brown Betty;
Apple Pie Quotes
The first printed reference to apple pie was in 1589 by Robert Greene in 'Arcadia': "Thy breath is like the steame of apple-pyes."
Tradition has it that Yale College served apple pie at every supper for more than 100 years
Folk saying: 'Apple pie without cheese is like a kiss without a squeeze.'
In Louisa May Alcott's 'Little Men' (1886) one of the first things Jo teaches her neice Daisy to cook is apple pie.
In the 1930s a 'Mock Apple Pie' recipe was printed on Ritz Cracker boxes, using Ritz crackers instead of apples.
McDonald's added an apple pie dessert to its menu in 1968.
The most common toppings for apple pie are vanilla ice cream (a la mode) and cheese (American cheese or cheddar).
Americas favorite dessert, so much so that some things are said to be as American as apple pie.
In countless surveys, Apple Pie has been chosen the favorite dessert in the United States. Apple pie has also been a favorite in England for hundreds of years. It was a popular dessert in the time of Queen Elizabeth.
In rural homes in the 19th century, apple and other fruit pie was often a common item served for breakfast, considered a good hearty beginning for a hard day's work.
The state of Vermont adopted apple pie as the official state pie in 1999.
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