Pie for Pi Day! This Pi Day, celebrate with round eats! - from champagne-tastes.com

Pie for Pi Day!

Pie for Pi Day! This Pi Day, celebrate with round eats! - from champagne-tastes.com

Pie for Pi Day

This Pi Day, celebrate with pie!  Eat your way through all 3.14 sides of this mathematical holiday with these deliciously round eats.

It’s almost here– the husband’s favorite “holiday”– Pi Day!  Pi Day is a mathematical celebration of all things round, a circular excuse to devour pizza, gobble down tarts, and most of all– eat pie!  If you’re confused, here’s the deal–  The mathematical symbol ‘Pi’ stands for the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, and it equals (approximately) 3.14.  (Actually, the number’s quite a bit longer than 3.14, but we’ll forget that for now.)  Math nerds everywhere, along with their math-indifferent food-loving friends (like me!), use this fabulous formula to celebrate pi with pie on the calendar’s closest equivalent to 3.14– March 14th!  And then we come full circle.

Confused?  That’s okay!  All you really need to know is that March 14th is a fantastic day to eat pie.  This Pi Day, celebrate with all things round– and especially with PIE!  Want inspiration?  Check out these circular eats!

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20 Soups from Scratch!

20 Soups from Scratch

20 Soups from Scratch! champagne-tastes.com

20 Soups from Scratch!

Stay warm this winter with these 20 Soups from Scratch!  These soups will keep your taste buds satisfied and your dinner fantastic all winter long.

The signs are all here– the air is frosty, my cat is covered in a layer of winter fat, and I’ve been piling on layer after layer after layer before walking out the door each morning.  That’s right– it’s soup weather!  It’s time to stock up on broth, sauté celery and carrots, and toss whatever other wonderfulness you have within arm’s reach into your giant soup pot.  Gather up loaves of crusty bread, make a stack of your biggest and best soup bowls, and start cooking!  If you, like me, are ready to eat soup all day long– check out these 20 vegan and vegetarian Soups from Scratch!

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Readers' Choice- 2016 Favorite Recipes from Champagne Tastes

2016 Favorite Recipes

Today – a quick collection of the top 10 reader’s favorites from Champagne Tastes in 2016!

December is winding up, and with it– 2016.  It was a big year for my little blog– it had its one year anniversary back in September, and has kept my tiny apartment, myself, and the husband filled with yummy food.  Hopefully it filled your home with delicious drinks, meals, and treats too!  Whether you’re just stopping by for the first time, or have been reading along the whole way– I just wanted to say thanks!  If no one was reading, it would just be me, sitting here, talking to my cat.  (Not that cat chats are unusual for me, but still– company is nice!)  Today, instead of a new recipe, I have a few of your favorite recipes from 2016, all bundled up and wrapped in a bow.  Enjoy!

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