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National Fried Pie Day - December 1st

So tomorrow is National Fried Pie Day.  While I wasn't aware of this until just now and therefore had no plans, I feel compelled to celebrate this one.  Deep fried desserts aren't something I partake in with frequency, but man are they good.  Anyone else have plans?  If you are lucky enough to have food establishments which serve up some decent ones, that counts too.
It's "Smokin Gal", not "Smoking Al".
Egging in the Atlanta GA region
Large BGE, CGS setup, Kick Ash Basket, Smokeware SS Cap,
Arteflame grill grate

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  • GrateEggspectationsGrateEggspectations Posts: 3,478
    edited November 30
    Please be sure to show your work, as you always do! We’re in for a treat.
  • SGHSGH Posts: 26,699
    smokingal said:
    So tomorrow is National Fried Pie Day.  While I wasn't aware of this until just now
    I wasn’t aware of it either. Never heard of it until now. Speaking of fried pies, does anyone else remember when McDonalds use to have the deep fried apple pies? Unfortunately they stopped deep frying them years ago. That is the only thing that McDonalds ever had that I really liked. Those things were great. 

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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 20,367
    Too many laps of the sun so yes I remember the fried pies and usually the first bite was too hot!!  Regarding Sunday, I will be eating crow if I hose up the post turkey purge cook-and it won't be fried.  Gonna have to pass but appreciate the alert. 
    Louisville;  "indeterminate Jim" here; L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • smokingalsmokingal Posts: 896
    Sorry @SGH.  What you are describing is well before my time, but it certainly sounds plausible that it was the best thing McD's had to offer.  Well, that and their beef tallow fried fries.  My experiences with dry aged A5 Wagyu tallow and fries have been top notch.

    Hell, maybe I'll fry the planned pie in it too.
    It's "Smokin Gal", not "Smoking Al".
    Egging in the Atlanta GA region
    Large BGE, CGS setup, Kick Ash Basket, Smokeware SS Cap,
    Arteflame grill grate

    http://barbecueaddict.com
  • SGHSGH Posts: 26,699
    smokingal said:
    Sorry @SGH.  What you are describing is well before my time, but it certainly sounds plausible that it was the best thing McD's had to offer. 
    It was definitely the best thing that they had. They were actually very good. If you find yourself overseas, most McDonalds outside of the US still deep fries the pies 👍 

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.

    Virtus Junxit Mors Non Separabit

    The greatest barrier against all wisdom, the stronghold against knowledge itself, is the single thought, in ones mind, that they already have it all figured out. 

    Just a man with a Muhle. 
  • dbCooperdbCooper Posts: 162
    I remember, and miss, the McD deep fried apple pie.  As mentioned, I also remember the burnt lips and fingers that would sometimes result on that first bite.
    LBGE, 22" Weber
    Great Plains, USA
  • smokingalsmokingal Posts: 896
    edited December 1
    SGH said:
    smokingal said:
    Sorry @SGH.  What you are describing is well before my time, but it certainly sounds plausible that it was the best thing McD's had to offer. 
    It was definitely the best thing that they had. They were actually very good. If you find yourself overseas, most McDonalds outside of the US still deep fries the pies 👍 
    I'm not a fan of McD's (or fast food in general).  However, about 10 years ago, I stumbled into one in Amsterdam after a very long night of partying and even in that state could not bare to eat the food.  Every bit as nasty as it is in the States.  I did not, however, order a fried pie.  Shame.
    It's "Smokin Gal", not "Smoking Al".
    Egging in the Atlanta GA region
    Large BGE, CGS setup, Kick Ash Basket, Smokeware SS Cap,
    Arteflame grill grate

    http://barbecueaddict.com
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 20,367
    @smokingal You could have at least bought and consumed a beer... B)
    Louisville;  "indeterminate Jim" here; L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • smokingalsmokingal Posts: 896
    edited December 1
    lousubcap said:
    @smokingal You could have at least bought and consumed a beer... B)
    My liver and kidneys were still struggling to process the copious amounts of trappist ale I had consumed overnight.
    It's "Smokin Gal", not "Smoking Al".
    Egging in the Atlanta GA region
    Large BGE, CGS setup, Kick Ash Basket, Smokeware SS Cap,
    Arteflame grill grate

    http://barbecueaddict.com
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 14,234
    I remember fried pies - from before there was a McDonalds. They just seemed to disappear, replaced by those awful Hostess pies! And of course, the McD's version. I had no idea there was now a "day" for them. I miss real fried pies!

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!

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    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • wardowardo Posts: 247
    smokingal said:
    SGH said:
    smokingal said:
    Sorry @SGH.  What you are describing is well before my time, but it certainly sounds plausible that it was the best thing McD's had to offer. 
    It was definitely the best thing that they had. They were actually very good. If you find yourself overseas, most McDonalds outside of the US still deep fries the pies 👍 
    I'm not a fan of McD's (or fast food in general).  However, about 10 years ago, I stumbled into one in Amsterdam after a very long night of partying and even in that state could not bare to eat the food.  Every bit as nasty as it is in the States.  I did not, however, order a fried pie.  Shame.
    At least they're consistent in the quality of food they deliver lol
    Charlotte NC - LBGE
  • SamedaySameday Posts: 41
    Bojangles has the sweet potato pie.   Not sure if it is deep fried or not.  
  • wardowardo Posts: 247
    It has to be.
    Charlotte NC - LBGE
  • YnoYno Posts: 253
    I have not been into a McDonald's since I worked there in high school, and that was a long  time ago. We had four deep fryers: two for fries, one for pies, and one for the filet-o-fish. All used pure lard. After a while you ate enough and smelled enough that nothing was very appetizing. We did make some interesting things, like a Big Mac bun with a patty on the bottom and the fish on the top. Micky D's surf and turf. Management never bought into the idea.
    XL BGE in San Jose, CA. Also a Pit Barrel Cooker, a Cal Flame P4 gasser, and lots of toys including the first ever Flame Boss 300 in the wild. And a new Flame Boss 500.
  • BotchBotch Posts: 8,796
    I remember burning my mouth on those Mickey-D's pies.  Almost as dangerous as that fresh-out-of-the-oven Shakey's Pizza!   :o
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 20,367
    The greatness just keeps on coming.  Now that is a true celebration.  Congrats.
    Waiting for your repeal prohibition day creation(s). 
    Louisville;  "indeterminate Jim" here; L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • JohnEggGioJohnEggGio Posts: 847
    Another winner!
    Maryland, 1 LBGE
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