MY PIES ARE NOT HUMBLE

The Daily Prompt wants to know when I last ate humble pie. Really, I don’t remember, nor am I sure what the ingredients are. We had a really good Dutch apple pie — and a yummy mince pie with dinner the other day. We still have some of both in the fridge.

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Are they humble? I chatted with them this morning.

ME: Are either of you a humble pie?

MINCE: Humble? I am a prince among pies. How dare you question me like this. Have I mentioned I go well with coffee?

ME: What about you, Sir Apple?

APPLE: Thank you for including my proper honorific. I’m proud to point out that I am the iconic American pie experience. You simply cannot celebrate any holiday in this nation without me. I am the top-selling pie of all time. I am the “it” pie. And I got even better with coffee than you-know-who does.

ME: And that’s the way it is, this morning, November 28, 2015. The pies are not humble. So I cannot eat any humble pie because I don’t have any. Sorry.

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35 replies

  1. hee hee decided to try your random post finder again and ended up here, what fun! I must try adding it myself such a brilliant idea

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  2. There is nothing like pie- perfect combination filling and crust. I’ll take blueberry, but peach sounds good too Marilyn!

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  3. Did Marie Antoinette say, “Let them eat pie?” Who do these oversized strudels think they are, anyway? As usual, these pies are way up in the sky…

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  4. Mince pie is my favorite. πŸ™‚ Second, peach. Just in case.

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  5. Apple and mince are mighty fine. Who needs humble when you have them?
    Leslie

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  6. I don’t eat for “do” sugar anymore, because it hurts me, but once in a while I have a piece of apple pie with icecream and it’s worth the pain πŸ™‚

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  7. Such a fun post. We love pies here in New Zealand but they wouldn’t be hanging around to answer questions – they would be eaten too quickly

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  8. HAHAHAHHAHA!!! Thanks for the morning laugh!! πŸ˜€

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  9. Talking to pies is a sign of being a golden oldie. I now have to go to the kitchen, my meat pie is calling to say it is ready to be eaten. I love mince pies, but cannot buy the mince in Switzerland and am too lazy to make it myself.

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  10. The aroma of freshly baked apple pie..Mmmm……Can you please sprinkle little bit of cinnamon……
    The picture is so damn inviting. Enjoy the left overs.

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