It’s about damned time. I am tired of cake. Never did like it, in fact. But pie, I wanna tell you… mmmmm.

Thus spake NPR:

Trend-spotters are calling pie the food of the year. Texas and New York restaurants offer pie happy hours. Pies are showing up at weddings, and pie shops are opening in a neighborhood near you. Pies come in sweet and savory, maxi and mini, deep dish and deep-fried.

Read the whole shebang here.

And when you’re done reading about pies, get to baking one. Here’s a great recipe to start with (if I do say so myself): Art’s Damn Fine Sweet Potato Pie. There ain’t none finer