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September 17, 2013

Why We Don't Play the Lottery

Haven’t there ever been those moments in your life where you see a product at the grocery store and think: “Oh come on. Who would buy that?” When it comes to the world of culinary delights, we never cease to be amazed at what catches on with consumers. (Hint: We would have bet the wheat farm that gluten-free was just a fad. Man, did we get that wrong.)

We would have been a zillionaire if we had thought up just one of these ideas. Instead we were too busy rolling our eyes.

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September 3, 2013

The Pies Have It

You really wanna get to know somebody? Skip the “what’s your sign?” talk and go for, “What’s your pie?”

According to the American Pie Council, your favorite pie says a lot about you. If you like:

Apple Pie: You are independent, realistic and compassionate
Pecan Pie: You are thoughtful and analytical
Chocolate Pie: You are loving
Pumpkin Pie: You are funny and independent
Cherry Pie: You admire presidents with wooden teeth

OK, so maybe it’s not a real conversation starter at your local bar, but pie is enjoying a renaissance, with new flavor combos and high quality ingredients, like the unique Heritage Ovens Homestyle Pina Colada Pie with Coconut Topping.

But flavors and ingredients aside, the latest trend in pies became apparent on a recent road trip where part of the fun included playing the game, “I spy,” which, in this case, translates into “I spy pie.”

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