The carry-in is a great tradition of the American office — at least in the Midwest. I’m convinced the crock pot is used less to prepare meals for a family than to keep chili or soup or a cheese dip warm from morning coffee break until everyone’s finally sick of it around 1 p.m. or so.
Last month’s apple pie was such a hit at my office we’ve inaugurated a Pie of the Month Club, and tomorrow’s is…anyone? Anyone?
Sure, you’re thinking pumpkin, but noooo. We decided pumpkin is a November cliche, and so tomorrow is…sweet potato pie.
I’m no southerner, and I’ve never made one of these suckers before, but I gotta tell you — if the Nigella fingerfuls of the filling are any indication, this may raise the bar to dizzying heights. This may outscore all the fruit entries. This may be a benchmark.
It’s the Meyer’s Rum that does it. Ooohhh Caleb, you’re in for a treat. At least I think so.
Share your pie thoughts below. No red/blue squabbling. No trolling. It’s Friday. Lighten up.