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The Thanksgiving Pies Have It!

A photo of a pecan pie

Wondering about the preferred Thanksgiving pie across the United States? Dive into the delightful world of Google's "most searched" pies, uncovering fun and tasty insights into each state's pie preferences!

But before I reveal Washington’s most popular pie, let’s learn a little bit about the history of Thanksgiving pies.

As Thanksgiving draws near, the anticipation of a grand feast is accompanied by the timeless tradition of pies—a sweet embodiment of gratitude and indulgence seamlessly woven into the tapestry of our celebrations. Originating in early civilizations, pies evolved from rudimentary crusts in Egypt and Greece to culinary masterpieces in the hands of the Romans, who introduced a medley of fillings.

Fast forward to medieval Europe, where pies metamorphosed into vessels for both sweet and savory delights. Upon reaching the New World, European settlers adapted pies to showcase locally available ingredients. While pumpkin pie now stands as a symbol of Thanksgiving, the Pilgrims and Native Americans likely relished an assortment of savory pies during their inaugural feast.

a photo of an apple pie

The 19th century solidified Thanksgiving as a national holiday, firmly establishing pies as a centerpiece of the celebratory meal. The advent of ready-made crusts and canned fillings democratized pie-making, contributing to the widespread tradition of baking pies for Thanksgiving. As we gather around the table, each slice signifies not just a culinary creation but a continuation of a centuries-old tradition—a delectable thread

seamlessly woven into the fabric of our celebrations.

Drumroll, please! The most-searched pie for Thanksgiving in Washington is... Blackberry! If you're looking to elevate your Thanksgiving dessert game, consider trying out this fantastic Blackberry pie recipe. And, if you're feeling extra generous, I won't say no to a slice dropped off at my house! Wishing all my clients and friends a Happy Thanksgiving!

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