Celebrate Pi Day This Week with #MarieCallenders

March 12, 2013

This week marks the celebratory ‘Pi Day’ – The week where my husband is trying his best to memorize as many numbers of Pi that he can, because his work holds a contest, where they recite as many by mouth as they can. It’s also the week where I have an excuse to serve Pie to my family.

Most people don’t realize that National PIE day (not Pi/π day) is actually in January. I celebrated that day, too… but not as many people know about that day!

National Pie Day

So this week as I was grocery shopping and got near the Marie Callender’s Pies and pot pies – I decided to pick up a couple large pie for all of us, and a few smaller individual pies (for ThoSe Days… when pie is the only answer…) as well as a Pot Pie.

I’ve always really been one to make my own dinner style pot pies, and am obsessed with the ones that I make at Let’s Dish – But a close runner-up in taste (and a BIG winner as far as money and time goes) is the Marie Callender’s Pot Pies. I haven’t found a flavor yet that I don’t like. 

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Thinking about Easter and all the flavors that go around Easter, I wasn’t exactly sure where to start with pie flavors – so I bought the two that felt most spring-like to me – Banana Cream Pie and the Very Berry Blackberry pie. 

I was most excited about Banana Cream Pie, but I have strange tastebuds when it comes to creamy things like yogurt and pudding. The pie tasted great, but I couldn’t eat it.  My family loved it though! To prepare this pie, simply defrost it in your fridge.

Banana Cream Pie

So last night we baked the Very Berry Blackberry Pie, which was most declicious! So SO good.  I’d eat that every night if I could! This will definitely be one I purchase again and again.  It does take a little bit to prepare, baking it for a while and waiting patiently (Patience?? What’s that?!) for it to cool before you eat… I cut into it a bit early….

very berry blackberry pie

 
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Comments

  1. I’ve tried Marie Callender’s Chicken Pot Pies, but not the dessert pies. They look really good!

  2. Jennifer Hedden says:

    I like the Marie Callender’s Chicken Pot Pies. My favorite product is the Coconut Cream Pie. It is so good.

  3. Mary Happymommy says:

    I’ve had their apple pie and it’s delicious!

  4. My favorite Marie Callender’s pie is the Choclate Satin

  5. rich morris says:

    My favorites are her apple pies and her chicken pot pies

  6. Christina says:

    We recently tried that Cheesy Chicken & Bacon pot pie and loved them! My kids love the turkey ones too.

  7. Love the Key Lime Pie.
    Thanks for the contest.

  8. key lime pie

  9. We love their Chocolate Satin Pie!

  10. Seyma Shabbir says:

    I love the chicken pot pie

  11. I love their apple pie.

  12. Toni Allen says:

    i have not tried her pies, but would love to try the coconut custard
    tmarie56@hotmail.com

  13. I love Marie Callendar’s Apple Pie with the delish crumbly top. I haven’t had one since our Marie Callendar’s closed years ago.I know they’re sold in the stores but to much pie makes to much sue. Lol! Thank you for the great giveaway! 🙂

  14. I haved only tried Marie Callender’s chicken pot pie would love to try the pies. thank you for a great giveaway.

  15. We have not tried Marie’s Pies but we really SHOULD…I am a rotten crust maker/roller.

    We love peach here, so fresh peach and glaze would be our first pick. But we would love the blackberry posted here that is literally making my mouth water.

    thanks for hosting!

  16. Janet W. says:

    I love their Chicken Pot Pies! They are absolutely delicious and such great quality!

  17. Margaret Smith says:

    I haven’t tried these yet, but I’d love to try the Turkey Pot pie and the Dutch Apple pie.
    Thanks so much.

  18. I like their apple pies.

  19. Realia M says:

    marie callendar makes the BEST chicken pot pies ever

  20. I’d love to try their Key Lime Mini Pie
    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    Louis
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  21. My son loves the chicken pot pies.

  22. Ann Fantom says:

    I have never tried Marie Callendar’s pies, but the Key Lime pie sounds very good.

  23. Sue Ellison says:

    I love their Chocolate Satin Pie. I also love their Corn Chowder Pot Pie, but I can never find it when I go shopping.

  24. Katherine says:

    It is the only chicken pot pie I buy

  25. I’d love to try the Banana Cream Pie! Thank you!

  26. EMMA L HORTON says:

    I LOVE THEIR LEMON MERINGUE PIE

  27. Cynthia C says:

    The Razzleberry Pie is outstanding! Try it for sure.

  28. I like the chicken pot pies but have not tried any of the dessert pies yet.

  29. Tari Lawson says:

    I like the turkey and broccholi pie.

  30. Amy Green says:

    My sis eats the chicken pot pies like crazy, and I like the chocolate cream!

  31. Sara Haaf says:

    I have liked all of the pies I have tried by marie calendars, I really like the Apple one with vanilla ice cream.

  32. Marti Parks says:

    I like Marie Callender’s Chicken pot pies, the crust in really good and it tastes a lot like homemade.

  33. Aside from all of the different flavors of cream pies, I like the new mini apple pies they have come out with.

  34. nannypanpan says:

    i like their peach pie
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  35. Tami Vollenweider says:

    I like their Chicken Pot Pie! YUM

  36. Mary Casper says:

    i love their chicken pot pies

  37. Monique Rizzo says:

    key lime pie.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  38. Katie Roch says:

    I love the turtle Marie Callender pie

  39. I’d love to try the Small Cherry Berry Pie

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  40. Kyl Neusch says:

    Chocolate Satin Pie is the best

  41. I want to try the Key Lime pie.

  42. Amanda Alvarado says:

    I have never had one of their pies! I’d love to try the Peanut Butter Cream pie and the Dutch Apple pie!

  43. Those pictures made me hungry. I could use a pot pie for dinner.

  44. Sarah Hall says:

    I love the Chicken Pot Pies. They are the greatest on a cold day.

  45. Virginia Rowell says:

    I really love the pot pies. Chicken is my favorite. I would love to try a dessert pie too.

  46. Melissa Hartley says:

    I don’t believe I’ve ever tried Marie Callender’s products but they look scrumptious! 🙂 My favorite pie in general is Coconut Cream ..

    Thank you!

  47. My favorite MC pie is coconut cream.

  48. I like the coconut cream pie.

  49. Mary Calabrese says:

    I love all kinds of pies. Can’t wait to try Marie’s.

  50. Stephanie Larison says:

    I love their apple pie, and we have chicken pot pies every now and then.

  51. My favorite pie is the Chocolate Satin Pie

  52. Michelle C says:

    I would like to try that Very Berry Blackberry Pie. Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

  53. I love their coconut creme pie

  54. Trisha W. says:

    I have not tried these pies but my SIL used to talk about how yummy they were.

  55. I have not tried any of the pies but that very berry blueberry pie looks delicious.

  56. Jessie C. says:

    I like chicken pot pie

  57. rachelrj says:

    i love the chicken & turkey pot pies. i absolutely loves them and eat them all the time.

  58. I LOVE the pies! Lemon is my favorite!

  59. Donna George says:

    I love most of the MC line. The desserts are awesome!

  60. Cheryl Abdelnour says:

    I LOVE THE COCONUT CREAM PIE.

  61. Mary Somerville says:

    Cherry Crunch is my favorite!

  62. Felicia Escobedo says:

    Love Marie Callenders chicken pot pie’s. Their banana cream pie is my favorite

  63. My favorite mariecallenders pie is the Key lime pie.

  64. Debra Guillen says:

    I love Marie Callender’s lemon meringue pie

  65. dani marie says:

    they have the best pie! i love apple and cherry. ferriza2(at)yahoo(dot)com

  66. We’ve had their chocolate and coconut creme pies several times.

    ky2here at msn dot com

  67. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    apple pie
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  68. I like the pot pies and the desserts.

  69. I like the apple pie

  70. James Beck says:

    apple pie

  71. I like the chicken pot pie.

  72. Amanda Kinder says:

    I love their beef pot pies!

  73. Leanne V says:

    The apple pie really, really is quality.

  74. I love Marie Callenders Chicken Pot Pies!

  75. Monique Rizzo says:

    I like coconut cream.Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  76. Rebecca Peters says:

    I havent tried any of the pies.. but I do like the frozen dinners

  77. Gloria S says:

    My favorite is the Very Berry Blackberry Pie

  78. Erica C. says:

    I’ve only had the chicken pot pie but those other pies look tasty.

  79. Carmen Peterson says:

    Marie Callender’s chicken pot pie

  80. I like their apple pie

  81. My family really enjoys Marie Callender’s chicken pot pies. I prefer her Chocolate Satin Pie (and the family loves those too).

  82. Brittney House says:

    cherry pie looks good

  83. We love their pot pies.

  84. Marie Callender frozen meals really are the best available. They taste homemade.

  85. I love their apple pies

  86. Elaine C says:

    I love their fruit pies

  87. Penny Snyder says:

    Love the chicken pot pies!! YUM!!~

  88. Cindy Munkelt says:

    I love the Vermont Cheddar Cheese Mac N Cheese

  89. My favorite is the apple pie

  90. Elizabeth J says:

    I like the chocolate satin pie.

  91. Jennifer Reed says:

    My favorite flavor of Marie Callender pie’s is the Turtle Pie.

  92. Samantha says:

    Chocolate satin Pie!

  93. cheryl bowman says:

    chicken pot pie!

  94. William K says:

    I love the cherry crunch pie

  95. susan smoaks says:

    i love the apple pie

  96. Tara Woods says:

    I have tried the pot pies and the chocolate satin mini pies.

  97. John Hutchens says:

    their apple pie is very good

  98. Chris Noe says:

    I would try the Turtle Pie. It looks yummy.

  99. Susan Smith says:

    I love the Chocolate Satin Pie

  100. I’ve only had their apple pie and it was delicious!

  101. Kathleen S. says:

    Their french apple pie really is the best!

  102. Samii Meyer says:

    I would really like to try these – I have not had a chance to yet.

  103. Tammy Greer says:

    I LOVE Marie Callender’s Rhubarb pie! It’s the BEST!

  104. jen gersch says:

    love the key lime pie

  105. Karen Gonyea says:

    LOVE their coconut creme pies 🙂

  106. I’ve had the chicken fried steak.

  107. Nicole C. says:

    I love the Coconut Creme Pie!!

  108. Michelle C says:

    I love the Chicken Pot Pies.

  109. I haven’t tried her pies ever, but I sure would love too!

  110. Angela M says:

    That Very Berry Blackberry Pie looks so good! I have had the apple pie before.

  111. Cheryl Reinhardt says:

    I love the Chicken Pot Pies

  112. Leslie L. Stanziani says:

    I love their pot pies and frozen meals.They have the best quality.

  113. I love the chicken pot pie and banana cream pie

  114. Denise Donaldson says:

    I like their apple pie

  115. Vikki Billings says:

    I love Marie Calenders meals, there isn’t really one in particular. I like all of them and buy them every time I go to the grocery story. I have not tried their pies but would love to try the Banana cream pie!

  116. latisha depoortere says:

    I love the chocolate satin pie!

  117. Michelle S. says:

    I like the fruit pies the best, Razzleberry and Peach are my favorites

  118. Michelle H. says:

    I love their pies. I also have enjoyed their frozen meals.

  119. Lily Kwan says:

    I love the Peach Pie!

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