GREENSBORO, N.C. -- It's March 14. That's 3.14, also known as Pi Day! And there's no better way to celebrate the mathematical constant than with pie!

Brian and April Cotrone, owners of The Cherry Pit Cafe and Pie Shop in Greensboro, joined The Good Morning Show to share their favorite pie recipes.

Pie Dough
1 1/2 Cups {Pastry Flour
1 TBSP Powdered Sugar
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 Cup shortening (cold), cubed
1/4 Cup ice cold water

1. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar and salt.
2. Add shortening and coat with dry ingredients.
3. Using your hands (or pastry blender), mix until the mixture resembles a course, damp meal.
4. Add half of the water to mixture.
5. Gently mix until water is absorbed.
6. Slowly add more water while mixing.
7. Only add enough water for dough to become damp and barely holds together.
8. Do not over mix.
9. Do not knead.
10. Form dough into a ball and refrigerate for 1-24 hours.
11. On a floured surface, use a rolling pin to flatten the dough to a depth of 1/8”.
12. Transfer dough into pie tin.
13. Crimp edges using fingertips or crimping tool.

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Blueberry Pie Filling
3 ounces Water
10 ounces Sugar
4 Cups Blueberries (frozen)
½ tsp cinnamon, ground
1/3 Cup Cornstarch
3 ounces Water

1. Mix Water #1 and Sugar in pot on medium heat.
2. Add Blueberries.
3. Add Cinnamon.
4. Bring Blueberry mixture to a slow boil.
5. Mix water #2 with cornstarch in a separate bowl.
6. Add cornstarch mixture to pot.
7. Boil two minutes while stirring.
8. Transfer to shallow pan and refrigerate.

Boston Cream Pie
1 9” White cake
4 Cups Pie Cream, prepared
5 ounces chocolate icing, prepared
1 pie shell, baked

1. Spread half of the pie cream into the pie shell.
2. Slice white cake in half horizontally creating 2 cakes.
3. Place 1 cake layer on top of the pie cream.
4. Spread the remaining pie cream on top of the cake.
5. Place second cake layer onto pie cream.
6. Gently push down on the top cake while spreading excess cream around the sides of the two layers.
7. Heat icing until warm (approx.. 45 seconds).
8. Pour icing onto top layer and spread with a spoon.

To celebrate Pi Day, you can buy any slice of pie and get the second slice for $1 dollar today at The Cherry Pit Cafe and Pie Shop on Pisgah Church Road in Greensboro.

They're open from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. today.

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