February 20th – National Cherry Pie Day

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If you love cherry pie, then you’re in for a treat, because today is National Cherry Pie Day. Celebrated every year on February 20th, and coincidentally close to President’s Day, cherries was one of President George Washington’s favorite foods!

According to the American Pie Council, the pie came to America with the first English settlers. And fruit pies were a common breakfast food. Cherry Pie is reportedly the 5th most popular pie in the United States behind apple. But in February it’s #1.

Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch or dinner, today have a slice of cherry pie fresh from your local bakery. Or try this recipe if you’d like to bake your own.

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